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The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Samsung invents the on/off switch
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Fake Fish Photos
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
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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