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Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
A black lion: real or fake?
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
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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