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Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
The worms inside your face
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Philadelphia Sea Monster -- April Fool's Day, 1936
The Philadelphia Record ran a picture titled, "Deep Sea Monster Visits Philadelphia." Although modern viewers have little difficulty in spotting the picture as a fake, it fooled many of the Record's readers.

April Fool Categories: Newspapers, United States, 1936, Photo Hoaxes.
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