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The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Mothers Day Already? -- April Fool's Day, 1963


"Boss Wally Gerdes must have thought it was Mothers Day when 14 of his employees in the installation department at Western Electric Co.'s Montebellow, Calif., plant showed up Monday in maternity smocks well filled out. But it was just the girls' pregnant (pillows) idea of an April Fool's Day joke. Five of them aren't married." [Associated Press Wirephoto]

April Fool Categories: Sex, United States, 1963, Office Pranks.
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