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Fake Fish Photos
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
The worms inside your face
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Pet Oyster-Eating Hippo -- April Fool's Day, 1937


"Charleston, R.I.—Dr. Harold Sand's pet oyster-eating hippo escapes from backyard." [Life, Mar 22, 1937.]

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