The Museum of Hoaxes
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A black lion: real or fake?
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Fake Fish Photos
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Dog wins art contest, 1974
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Use your left ear to detect lies
Ah! You April Fool! -- April Fool's Day, 1826

"Sir, there's something out of your pocket."
"Where?"
"There!"
"What?"
"Your hand, sir—Ah! You April fool!"

April Fool Categories: 1800-1849, Street Pranks.
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