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Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Cursed by Allah
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Association of Swiss Mountain Cleaners -- April Fool's Day, 2009
The Swiss Tourism Board announced it was seeking volunteers to join the Association of Mountain Cleaners. It claimed, "The Association of Mountain Cleaners... makes sure that our holiday guests can always enjoy perfect mountains. Using brooms, brushes, water and muscle power, they clean the rocks of any bird droppings." Visitors to myswitzerland.com were invited to take a Mountain cleaner aptitude test and submit their name for a chance to win a week's holiday in Switzerland.


April Fool Categories: Videos, Switzerland & Austria, 2009.
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