Confirmed: Googly eyes do not make dead fish look more alive.
And now, a store in Bayan, Kuwait has been shuttered by the Department of Commerce for affixing fake eyes to make their market fish “look fresh.”
That according to local online newspaper Bayankw.net.
وزارة التجارة تغلق محلا لبيع الأسماك يضع عدسات مزيفة للأسماك لتبدو على انها طازجة! pic.twitter.com/RCj7roilWT
— جريدة بيان الكويتية (@Bayan_kw) September 1, 2018
The unmasking is making waves.
Kuwaiti police has shut down a fish store that was sticking googly eyes on fish to make them appear more fresh than they are. 🙂
via Al Bayan newspaper, @bayan_kw. pic.twitter.com/CcPa73fDQh
— Mohamed El Dahshan (@eldahshan) September 1, 2018
Because the interweb loves a good tall tale.
— La Dodan🍃 (@dan_388) September 1, 2018
Can’t knock the hustle https://t.co/4iNoMFHB1o
— Vijay Arogyasami (@VijayArogyasami) September 1, 2018
Well this certainly looks fishy. I hope they go to court and are found gill-ty. https://t.co/aB3fh871WE
— M’BlockU (@rodimusprime) September 1, 2018
This was totally believable.