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Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Snow Flower -- April Fool's Day, 1971
"Observe the flowers, how they grow — but in Central Park, in the snow? Free Press photographer Jack Ablett and reporter Janice Keys just happened to be strolling in the park Thursday — April Fools' Day, you remember — when they spotted this rare sight." [Winnipeg Free Press - Apr 1, 1971]

April Fool Categories: Botany, 1971, Photo Hoaxes.
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