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The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Use your left ear to detect lies
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Hair-Restoring Well -- April Fool's Day, 1977
BBC TV's Nationwide news program ran a segment about a well located on the farm of James Coatsworth in Rothbury, Northumberland. This well supposedly had the power to make hair grow on bald men’s heads.

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