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Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Use your left ear to detect lies
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
A black lion: real or fake?
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
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  05:43 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  07:34 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  09:03 AM
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