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Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
No Speed Limit for Germans -- April Fool's Day, 1992
L'Humanite, the French Communist Party newspaper, reported that because Germans had no speed limit on their own motorways, the European Commission had therefore decided to allow German drivers to drive as fast as they wanted throughout other EC countries.

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