The Museum of Hoaxes
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The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
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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