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The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
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Left-Handed Allen Key -- April Fool's Day, 2012
IKEA ran an ad in Australian papers apologizing to customers who had received left-handed allen keys with a product. "To exchange your incorrect key," the ad said, "we'll provide a swap box at the store entrance."

An illustration showed the difference between an "erroneous left-handed allen key" and a "correct right-handed allen key."


April Fool Categories: Australia, 2012, Left-Handed Products.
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