The Museum of Hoaxes
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Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Cursed by Allah
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Pacific Sea Monster
A group of men show off this sea serpent that washed up on the beach at Ballard, Washington. However, the "sea serpent" appears to be the trunk of a tree.

Links and References
"Sea Serpent #3." Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Archive.
Sloan, M. (1990). Hoaxes, Humbugs, and Spectacles. Villard Books: p.2.


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