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Cursed by Allah
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Still Champagne -- April Fool's Day, 1992
Virgin Atlantic ran an advertisement explaining that "a recent tracking study by the Institute of Aeronautical and Atmospheric Studies reveals that the waste gases from champage (CO2 + NO1) can have a detrimental effect on the upper atmosphere and contribute towards the depletion of the ozone layer."

For which reason it had commissioned a special "still champagne" to serve on its flights. It promised that the taste was "distinctively dry with a hint of flint."


April Fool Categories: Advertising, Food and Drink, 1992, Virgin.
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