The Museum of Hoaxes
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Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
A black lion: real or fake?
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Ultimate Houseboat


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