The Museum of Hoaxes
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Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Dog wins art contest, 1974
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
A black lion: real or fake?
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
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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