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The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Use your left ear to detect lies
Free Childcare at Political Offices -- April Fool's Day, 2009
An advertisement that appeared on page five of the Australian newspaper claimed that Prime Minister Kevin Rudd had volunteered the use of the electorate offices as a child-minding service: "Each MP's electorate office will today be accepting newborns for a free child minding service. This is another example of Labor's commitment to working families." The advocacy group Get Up later claimed responsibility for the ad.


April Fool Categories: Government, Social Commentary, Australia, 2009.
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