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Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
Doggie Dentures -- April Fool's Day, 2011
Pedigree pretended to sell Doggie Dentures, a product previously featured jokingly in its ad for Dentastix dog treats, on a live shopping channel (Ideal World). Anyone who called the onscreen number or went to www.doggiedentures.co.uk was told, 'dogs don't want dentures, they want Pedigree Dentastix'.



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