The Museum of Hoaxes
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Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
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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