The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
Phoomph -- April Fool's Day, 1942
"Men at the Fort Riley, Kan., remount replacement center voted Judy Canova the April Fool glamour girl.

"She has phoomph instead of oomph," they explained in inviting her to be the presiding wallflower at one of their Wednesday night dances.

The April Fool pattern followed through. She's going to accept." [AP]

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