The Museum of Hoaxes
hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive
 
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Cursed by Allah
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Snell’s African Journey -- April Fool's Day, 1975
BBC Radio 4’s Today Show announced that as part of the centenary celebrations for Edgar Wallace’s Sanders of the River, Major John Blashford Snell had just completed a secret journey into the African interior in search of a rare tribe mentioned in that book. The heads of the members of this tribe supposedly grew beneath their shoulders, giving them a stooped appearance. It was also reported that the chief of this tribe had once been a lift attendant.

April Fool Categories: Literary, Radio, United Kingdom, 1975, BBC.
There are no comments yet for this article.
Submit a Comment
In order to post comments you have to register as a member of the site.


All text Copyright © 2014 by Alex Boese, except where otherwise indicated. All rights reserved.