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Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810

The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Irish Ghost in a Bottle
Posted by The Curator on Sun Oct 10, 2004
If you hurry, you still have time to bid on the latest eBay sensation: a genuine Irish Ghost in a bottle (as opposed to a fake Irish ghost in a bottle). When I saw this, it immediately conjured up fond memories for me of the original Ghost in a Jar, but this new item seems to have a far longer pedigree than the Ghost in a Jar did. It is said to contain the ghost of a rogue 19th century landlord who took his own life after getting a young girl pregnant. And this is the best part of all: it's caught the attention of Michael Jackson, who reportedly is bidding on it. The…
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