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Aqua Pura -- April Fool's Day, 1945
A York, Pennsylvania diner advertised "Today's [Soda] Fountain Special — Aqua Pura — only 5 cents."

Those who ordered the "Special" discovered that Aqua Pura was simply pure water. All profits from the joke were donated to the Red Cross.

April Fool Categories: Food and Drink, 1945.
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