The Museum of Hoaxes
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Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The worms inside your face
Betting Strategy
I went to the Del Mar racetrack this weekend. My betting strategy, as always, was to bet on horses whose names appealed to me in some way. So I bet on 'Professor Higgins' because it sounded like a character out of a '60s sci-fi movie, and then on 'Tricks Her' because it sounded like Trickster, and thus had a connection with hoaxes. Both horses won. Unfortunately, every other horse I bet on lost, leaving me down $20 for the day.
Categories: Miscellaneous
Posted by The Curator on Tue Aug 13, 2002
Comments (1)
Hey just so u know Professor Higgins is a reference to My Fair Lady, or Pygmalion if u prefer. The man who teaches Eliza Doolittle how to speak properly. Thought u would pick up on that being a person with quite expansive general knowledge.
Posted by Merve  in  athens  on  Mon Oct 10, 2005  at  07:08 AM
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