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The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Use your left ear to detect lies
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Jamsphalt -- April Fool's Day, 2006
The Daily Express reported that jam biscuits were being mixed into tarmac to help make roads safer. "Scientists yesterday revealed that broken biscuits are in fact the perfect material to help resurface roads... Years of experimental research revealed that crushed-up ginger nuts are the best biscuit for a road's sub-base, as they are more porous and allow water to drain away."


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