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The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Cling-Film Bandits -- April Fool's Day, 2009
Cling-film bandits struck Melbourne, wrapping at least 400 cars in the city in cling film. They wrapped cars parked at shopping malls, railway stations, and in residential areas. A note attached to the cars read: "Happy April Fools Day love Evie."

The police did not investigate the prank because no damage had been done to the cars. [Herald Sun]


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