The Museum of Hoaxes
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Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Imaginary Mail-Order Brides
Buying imaginary girlfriends is the trendy new thing nowadays. So this entrepreneur figured he'd shake things up a little and sell imaginary mail-order brides. Unfortunately, the guys who shelled out $1500 a piece for the brides weren't very thrilled that they were just imaginary.
Categories: Con Artists, Sex/Romance
Posted by The Curator on Thu Apr 08, 2004
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