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Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Joggers Slow Down To Help Squirrels -- April Fool's Day, 1993
Cologne radio station Westdeutsche Rundfunk announced that city officals had decreed that joggers could only run at a maximum speed of six miles per hour through the city's parks. Any faster, it was said, and they would inconvenience the squirrels who were in the middle of their mating season.

April Fool Categories: Animals, Sports, Radio, Germany, 1993, Stupid Laws.
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