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Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
The worms inside your face
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
The Red-Foliaged Cabbage Patch Doll -- April Fool's Day, 1991
The Daily Star reported that a farmer named "Ivor Binhad" was making the equivalent of $2579 an hour in grants from the European Common Market under its crop diversification scheme. The crop he was growing went by the scientific name of brassica caulis pannus haedus, aka the "red-foliaged cabbage patch doll".

April Fool Categories: Botany, Newspapers, United Kingdom, 1991.
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