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The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
The worms inside your face
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Cursed by Allah
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
All Bottled Up -- April Fool's Day, 1944

"Evelyn Parent decided that to keep a man in these times one must take drastic steps, so she promptly sprayed her choice with a reducing fluid and bottled him up. How did she get him in there?? Maybe she has the old sea captain's secret of putting the ship in the bottle. Or it is just possible that this is all the photographer's idea of an APRIL FOOL joke." [Lewiston Evening Journal - Apr 1, 1944]

April Fool Categories: Romance, 1944, Photo Hoaxes.
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