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The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s

Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Save Bernd
Posted by The Curator on Tue Sep 07, 2004
The opening statement says it all: "I swear by God, I will have this lovely rabbit for New Year's Eve Dinner if my account doesn't show a balance of at least 1'000'000 € by latest 31st Dec 2004!" Wow. It's cute rabbit blackmail. How low can you stoop? One million Euros is a lot. I'm not quite sure of the current exchange rate, but I think that's about a million dollars. But if somehow the world does band together and raise the ransom, then Bernd will be given to a bunny breeding farm "where he can spend the rest of his life as playboy in a way that we would all be jealous of." Will Bernd really be eaten if the money isn't raised? I'm doubtful (which is why I'm putting the site up...
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