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The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Paper Fish -- April Fool's Day, 1983
A pedestrian on a street in Brussels fell victim to the old prank of a paper fish stuck to his back. In French-speaking countries, tagging someone as a "poisson d'Avril" (April Fish) is the equivalent of calling them an April Fool.

April Fool Categories: Netherlands/Belgium, 1983, Street Pranks.
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