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Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Christian Science Monitor: Historic Hoaxes
If it weren't for the inconvenient fact that no one has a clue who I am, I'd almost feel famous, because I was interviewed not only by Wired, but also by the Christian Science Monitor, for this article. My mother always says that she could have had a son who was a doctor or a lawyer, but instead she gets a son who's a hoax expert. Well, it may not pay much, but at least I get interviewed a lot once a year, every April 1st.
Categories: Miscellaneous
Posted by The Curator on Thu Apr 01, 2004
Comments (1)
I liked this article, although it could have had more modern hoaxes, or a few of your current items, particularly those by companies seeking free publicity.
Posted by sergio a rendon  in  brownsville texas USA  on  Sun Apr 04, 2004  at  09:49 PM
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