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The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
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Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Prank the Monkey
SUMMARY: An interesting and informative read, and one that's sure to raise a few laughs. The Museum of Hoaxes awards it four out of five banana peels.
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Sir John Hargrave, as he’s now legally known, is host of the zug.com website. He has authored Prank the Monkey, a humourous book chronicling the various pranks, tricks and hoaxes he has perpetrated on deserving parties over the course of his prankster career.

John says: ”It’s not that I have a problem with authority; it’s that I have a problem with senseless authority. I have no problems with rules, just ridiculous rules."

Prank the Monkey certainly follows through on his reasoning. The book covers pranks involving everyone from Wal-Mart to Ashton Kutcher, from real-estate spammers to US senators.

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Categories: Literature/Language, Pranks
Posted by Boo on Fri Jan 05, 2007
Comments (6)
Sounds good to me smile
Posted by oppiejoe  in  Michigan - USA  on  Sat Jan 06, 2007  at  02:19 PM
Sir John Hargrave can prank my monkey anyday.

I am so very clever. Play on words there. Oh my!
Posted by Chance  in  FL  on  Tue Jan 09, 2007  at  12:50 AM
Hargrave's a punk. He owes me a lot of money. Buy his book so he can get the cash he needs to keep my goons at bay.

PS. I hear he's got a nice butt, all inflamed and monkey-like.
Posted by JEP  in  Michigan  on  Tue Jan 09, 2007  at  06:00 AM
How do I know the books not a prank and I will get 347 pages of monkey photos?
Posted by Happy PhartSack now with Monkey Balls  in  BC  on  Mon Jan 15, 2007  at  12:39 AM
Maybe it is...
Actually, I wouldn't mind a book full of pictures of monkeys - that'd be pretty cool.
Posted by Madmouse  in  Edinburgh  on  Sat Jan 20, 2007  at  03:10 PM
I read the first few pages and knew this book was going to be great! grin
Posted by Matthew  in  Hounslow  on  Tue May 20, 2008  at  03:48 PM
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