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September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Samsung invents the on/off switch
No NASCAR
Car and Driver's April Fool's Day hoax claiming that President Obama had ordered that Chevrolet and Dodge withdraw from NASCAR seems to have been one of the few AF hoaxes this year that actually fooled a significant number of people. [USA Today]
Categories: April Fools Day, Politics
Posted by The Curator on Mon Apr 06, 2009
Comments (1)
I liked that one 'cause it was right on the edge of believability, as a good hoax should be.

It seems to me, Alex, that contemporary April Fool's Day gags are designed NOT to fool people. What's that all about? Fear of lawsuits?
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Tue Apr 07, 2009  at  04:20 AM
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