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Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Princess Caraboo Parking Lot
I've just learned from a resident of Bristol that the gravesite of Princess Caraboo is soon going to be paved over and turned into a parking lot. It seems a poor way for Bristol to treat one of its most famous historical figures. I found one page protesting the planned parking lot.
Categories: History, Identity/Imposters
Posted by The Curator on Fri Jun 27, 2003
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The above website is the address for the campaign group against the development of the burial ground.
Posted by Michael Flynn  on  Sun Sep 23, 2007  at  05:28 PM
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