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The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Use your left ear to detect lies
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Bottle Baby -- April Fool's Day, 1955
"Herald photographer Jim Parker's sleep-clouded eyes snapped wide open this morning when he reached for the milk on the doorstep and found this instead. He couldn't believe it. In fact neither can we, but he took the picture for proof just before the Mrs. confiscated his bottle baby." [The Calgary Herald - Apr 1, 1955]

April Fool Categories: 1955, Photo Hoaxes.
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