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The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
The worms inside your face
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Campus Parody Turns Ugly -- April Fool's Day, 1987
Thomas Auclair, editor of The Beacon, the campus newspaper of North Adams State College, got into trouble when he ran a story declaring that the school's president, Catherine A. Tissinger, was running a telephone-sex service. The school's president responded by accusing the paper of sex discrimination and asked the Student Government Association to investigate the matter. The Student Government voted to remove Auclair from his position as editor.

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