Usually it's in the title, sometimes a 'quote' that sounds questionable, but there has to be a clue. Otherwise it's just a bogus story and, more importantly, it isn't FUNNY.
If one can't tell that an onion story is bogus then what hope is there for that person untangling the lies put out by the Has-Been Media?
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
e. e. cummings
Call me flak-catcher.