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Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Cursed by Allah
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Loch Ness Footprints -- April Fool's Day, 1992
The naturalist David Bellamy announced the discovery of gigantic footprints on the shore of Loch Ness, declaring it had now been proven that the famous monster was a dinosaur. The announcement appeared on numerous children's TV shows as well as on the front page of the Daily Record. It turned out that the announcement was a public relations campaign orchestrated by Handel Communications to promote a new chocolate biscuit called Dinosaurs.

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