The Museum of Hoaxes
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The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Use your left ear to detect lies
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Chunnel Blunder -- April Fool's Day, 1990
The News of the World reported that the two halves of the Channel Tunnel, being built simultaneously from the coasts of France and England, would miss each other by 14 feet, the reason being that French engineers had used metric specifications, whereas the British had used imperial feet and inches. The error would cost $14 billion to fix.

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