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The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
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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