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Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Cursed by Allah
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
The worms inside your face
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Square Dartboard -- April Fool's Day, 2007
The News of the World revealed that the sport of darts was about to be revolutionized by the introduction of a square dartboard at that year's Blue Square UK Open. The board was designed by Prof. Ali Dosaly, who commented, "Darts needed a new look."

April Fool Categories: Sports, United Kingdom, 2007.
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