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The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
Use your left ear to detect lies
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Dog wins art contest, 1974
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
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On a Tea Break -- April Fool's Day, 2006
Holiday-makers flying back to Britain from Tenerife were told by their pilot that they could not land because an air traffic controller was on a tea break. The passengers initially thought his announcement was an April Fool's Day joke, but it wasn't. The plane had to circle for almost half an hour before the air traffic controller came back to work.

April Fool Categories: Mistaken for April Fools, United Kingdom, 2006.
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