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Short Take: Net myth generates thousands of queries

More than 15,000 pieces of mail were sent to a defunct post office box in response to a rumor circulating on the Net that the Gerber baby-food company is giving away $500 savings bonds as part of a lawsuit settlement. According to reports from Associated Press, the "Gerber Myth" has been circulating the Internet since January.

    More than 15,000 pieces of mail were sent to a defunct post office box in response to a rumor circulating on the Net that the Gerber baby-food company is giving away $500 savings bonds as part of a lawsuit settlement. According to reports from Associated Press, the "Gerber Myth" has been circulating the Internet since January.