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The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
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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