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Bonsai Kittens, 2000
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Left-handed Cellphone -- April Fool's Day, 2004
Virgin Mobile announced that it would be offering a left-handed Sony Ericsson LH-Z200 mobile phone: "Designed with a reversed keypad layout, the buttons are switched from right to left instead of standard left to right… This simple but clever design makes dialling, texting and menu navigation quicker and easier for anyone left-handed." A number of technology sites fell for the joke.

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