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The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Cochran’s Tombstone
This photo of Johnnie Cochran's tombstone has been making the rounds:
One big clue that it's fake is that it misspells Cochran's first name. Another clue that it's fake is that it's obviously a joke. But here's a photo taken by the Mars Spirit lander that I swear is absolutely real. No joke:
Categories: Death, Extraterrestrial Life, Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Tue May 03, 2005
Comments (8)
I think I've seen one of those websites where you can type in anything and it'll show up on a premade photo. I've seen the 'Iraqi kid with sign' one, as well as a 'church sign' one..
Posted by Bobcat  on  Tue May 03, 2005  at  11:37 PM

There ya go. Enjoy. =)
Posted by Reinstag  on  Wed May 04, 2005  at  12:20 AM
You forgot the most obvious indication that it isn't Johnnie Cochran's real tombstone:
It doesn't rhyme.
Posted by Big Gary C in Dallas  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Wed May 04, 2005  at  10:38 AM
Yeah, but it IS true......
Posted by booch  on  Thu May 05, 2005  at  12:03 PM
What is, booch?
Posted by Boo  in  The Land of the Haggii...  on  Thu May 05, 2005  at  12:19 PM
I think that booch means she believes O.J. did it.
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Thu May 05, 2005  at  05:40 PM

She means that the Martians really want us to stay the hell off their planet...

They've been watching us screw ours up for so long they don't even want to consider peace...


Posted by Mark-N-Isa  in  Midwest USA  on  Thu May 05, 2005  at  05:50 PM
I thought that website was widely known,the one where you can type any name and get a pic of a tombstone...surprisingly it wasn
Posted by nitedrive  in  sweden  on  Mon Jul 31, 2006  at  06:03 PM
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