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Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Little Tree
The Independent remembers the "tall tale of Little Tree and the Cherokee who was really a Klansman." A puzzling literary hoax which raises the classic question which always hovers around literary and artistic hoaxes: does it matter if it's a hoax if people enjoy it?
Categories: Literature/Language
Posted by The Curator on Mon Sep 02, 2002
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