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Use your left ear to detect lies
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
A black lion: real or fake?
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
The worms inside your face
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Beckham Kidnap Plot
The Observer details how the News of the World came to believe a far-fetched yarn about a plot to kidnap Victoria Beckham, even though their source was a serial liar.
Categories: Journalism, Sports
Posted by The Curator on Tue Jun 10, 2003
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