The Peabody got their first ducks in 1933, after the general manager of the hotel released three live hunting decoys in the fountain after a weekend hunting trip. Legend has it he and a friend were inebriated at the time of the notorious prank, so it’s not like he was a marketing genius or anything, but boy, did the duck thing ever take off. People went bananas for those ducks, and in 1940, a bellman named Edward Pembroke took over the job of caring for the ducks full time.
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RA Summer Exhibition The Royal Academy’s 250th anniversary Summer Exhibition is set to close so this week is your last chance to see it. As it’s a special birthday, Grayson Perry has been in charge of curating the show and it’s the biggest one ever, in both volume of artworks and impact. There’s work from David Hockney, Banksy, Antony Gormley and Mona Hatoum.