The <image> HTML tag

Strange but true: every web browser accepts <image> as an alternative for <img>.

<image src='../../images/illustrations/sloth.png'>

You can confirm this by opening this page in any browser, including Chrome, FireFox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari.

Even more strange, it's next to impossible to find this out anywhere on the web.

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