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Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Dead Man Runs For New Orleans Mayor
Status: Joke campaign
Twenty-five people are campaigning to be mayor of New Orleans. One of them is legendary rhythm-and-blues musician Ernie K-Doe. His wife insists that he deserves to be mayor because "He gets the job done. The guy has soul." He also happens to be dead, which, I suppose, makes him perfect for the job (resistant to corruption-- especially if he was embalmed). Unfortunately he's not actually on the ballot, so his supporters will have to stage a write-in campaign. Though he could be a beneficiary of ghost voting, a practice not unknown down there in Louisiana. (Thanks, Big Gary)
Categories: Death, Politics
Posted by The Curator on Sun Apr 09, 2006
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