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The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
The worms inside your face
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Samsung invents the on/off switch
Jamsphalt -- April Fool's Day, 2006
The Daily Express reported that jam biscuits were being mixed into tarmac to help make roads safer. "Scientists yesterday revealed that broken biscuits are in fact the perfect material to help resurface roads... Years of experimental research revealed that crushed-up ginger nuts are the best biscuit for a road's sub-base, as they are more porous and allow water to drain away."


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