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The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593

The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Samsung invents the on/off switch
A black lion: real or fake?
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
The worms inside your face
Where Is My Gnome, Part 2
Posted by The Curator on Thu Jan 08, 2004
A lot of people have been emailing me to let me know that the Where Is My Gnome site is part of a viral web campaign by Travelocity, but I've been too busy and never got around to updating that entry. But here's an article that explains the Gnome campaign.
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