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The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Prank Robbery -- April Fool's Day, 1952
In Stellenbosch, South Africa, four masked men entered a bank, aimed water pistols at the staff, and declared, "This is a holdup. Hand over the cash."

The terrified teller handed over the money. The alarm went off. Then the men threw the cash back, shouted "April Fool" and fled the scene in a car.

April Fool Categories: Freelance Pranksters, Africa, 1952, Banks.
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