The Museum of Hoaxes
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The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Bombs Away! -- April Fool's Day, 1915
The Geneva Tribune reported that on April 1 a French aviator flying over a German camp dropped what appeared to be a huge bomb. The German soldiers immediately scattered in all directions, but no explosion followed. After some time, the soldiers crept back and gingerly approached the bomb. They discovered that it was actually a large football with a note tied to it that read, "April Fool!" [The Atlanta Constitution, Aug 2, 1915.]



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1915
LOL that's awesome!
Posted by Ryusora  in  Orem  on  Thu Mar 31, 2011  at  04:43 PM
I'm wondering how this humor would be received today in Libia, or Afganistan??????
Posted by Harry Eisenhart  on  Thu Mar 31, 2011  at  06:34 PM
Why would a Frenchman write a note to Germans in English? So just exactly what did the note actually say?
Posted by hoaxinghal  on  Fri Mar 30, 2012  at  08:03 AM
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