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Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
The Clegg GTi Turbo -- April Fool's Day, 1987
A Yorkshire ad agency, Male Winram Tweddle and Associates, placed an ad in the Yorkshire Post describing a new super-car, the Clegg GTi Turbo. The ad claimed that compared to this car "Owt else is nobbut middlin". A phone number was also provided for those wanting more information. When people called this number they were informed that they had "bin 'ad by some poncey ad agency."

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