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Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Drivers Must Wear Helmets -- April Fool's Day, 1992
Alison St. John, a radio reporter for KPBS, the San Diego affiliate of NPR, warned that San Diego would be pelted by hail "the size of duck eggs." Terry Boyd of Metro Traffic followed up this announcement by warning that all drivers "must wear a helmet."

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