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Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
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The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
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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