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Fake Fish Photos
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Dog wins art contest, 1974
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
Dogs to be painted white -- April Fool's Day, 1965
Politiken, a Copenhagen newspaper, reported that the Danish parliament had passed a new law requiring all dogs to be painted white. The purpose of this, it explained, was to increase road safety by allowing dogs to be seen more easily at night. [Appleton Post-Crescent, Apr 1, 1965.]

April Fool Categories: Animals, Newspapers, Denmark, 1965, Stupid Laws.
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