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The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Paris All Dressed Up -- April Fool's Day, 1951
French fashion designer Jean Dessès used photomontages to dress Parisian landmarks in his gowns. (Left) The column in the Place Vendome wore a strapless gown draped with roses. (Right) In sight of the Eiffel Tower, a street lamp sported a softly tailored beige and brown wool suit and a brown felt hat.


April Fool Categories: Fashion, National Landmarks, France, 1951, Photo Hoaxes.
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