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Use your left ear to detect lies
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Looking for Charlie Chaplin -- April Fool's Day, 1931
A large crowd and squads of police gathered in Genoa, Italy to greet the arrival of the Riviera train, having been lured there by a report published in numerous newspapers that Charlie Chaplin had recently left Nice and would be arriving that day in Genoa.

A movie manager admitted to having planted the false story, in the hope of attracting attention to one of Chaplin's films.

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