The Museum of Hoaxes
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Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Cursed by Allah
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Legal Urban Legends
Bob Levey of the Washington Post debunks a few internet legends about people who have received huge financial awards for mishaps that were very minor or their own fault. Such as the one about the woman who threw a soda at her boyfriend in a restaurant, then slipped on the puddle, and successfully sued the restaurant for $113,500. It never happened.
Categories: Business/Finance, Urban Legends
Posted by The Curator on Wed Jul 31, 2002
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