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The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
The worms inside your face
Garden Gnomes Under Threat
Residents of Derbyshire (in the north Midlands of England) have received official-looking letters threatening them with criminal prosecution if they don't remove all gnomes from their gardens. The presence of the gnomes supposedly runs afoul of government planning regulations. Real officials warn that the letters are a hoax.
Categories: Gnomes
Posted by The Curator on Wed Dec 17, 2003
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