An April Fools’ Day treat!
Congratulations, lucky reader! You’ve just won a million dollars!
All jokes aside, the world is a scary place right now. If you need a break from what’s going on, why not take some time to peruse this list of famous hoaxes?
On this list, you’ll find some notorious language-related flimflam, like the search for the definition of the made-up word zzxjoanw, or medical-related trickery like the account of
Mary Toft, who claimed to have given birth to rabbits.
Read on to enjoy some unbelievable trickery that will hopefully give you a laugh or two.
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