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Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Bridge Removal -- April Fool's Day, 1967
The French newspaper L'Ardennais reported that two giant helicopters were going to remove the Meuse River bridge at Montey-Notre-Dame and replace it with a new one. A crowd of over 2000 people assembled to witness the event. Eventually a loudspeaker announced that the bridge-removal operation had been delayed until April 1, 1968.

April Fool Categories: Newspapers, France, 1967, In The Wild.
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