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Dog wins art contest, 1974
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
A black lion: real or fake?
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Pantyhose Corner
For more than two years someone has been dumping pantyhose near Geneseo Circle in Milford, Massachusetts. Residents report that new pantyhose appear three to four times per week. One day (the record, I assume) there were 43 pairs. From

Most of the pairs of pantyhose are black and "queen sized," neighbors said. Some residents are considering using video cameras and walkie-talkies to catch the culprit.

I wonder if this is, in any way, related to Shoe Corner in Hanover Township, New Jersey -- the place where shoes keep mysteriously getting dumped?
Categories: Fashion, Pranks
Posted by The Curator on Mon Aug 04, 2008
Comments (5)
What a bunch of idiots!!! Why spoil the fun of a harmless prank? It would be best to just let it go, and keep a little fun in their stuffy little corner of the world...
Posted by Christopher  in  Warm, sunny Florida...  on  Mon Aug 04, 2008  at  07:16 PM
Are you sure you mean "Hanover Township, NJ", rather than "Hanover Township, IA"? I can't find Calumet and 109th in Hanover Township in New Jersey, but I can in IA.
Posted by Bill  on  Tue Aug 05, 2008  at  05:25 AM
Need to pick up some queen-size pantyhose, Bill?
Posted by Big Gary  in  Brazos, Texas  on  Wed Aug 06, 2008  at  03:55 PM
I consider this closer to art, or at least a fun gesture, other than doing something against the law. I mean it's Pantyhose. They're Fun!
Maybe he is making a fashion statement. "Ladies, we love to see you in sexy pantyhose!"
Posted by Lindsay  in  New York City  on  Sun Jul 05, 2009  at  12:59 PM
You seem to mean in Lake County, Ind., not N.J. (nor Iowa).
Posted by hoaxinghal  on  Sat Oct 24, 2009  at  04:37 PM
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