1. Trade Bait : snopes.com •••
Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to publicly berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days later.
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to publicly berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days...
  ...Claim: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was publicly ordered to berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days later....
  ...Abrams, a major league outfielder in the 1950s who started out with the Brooklyn Dodgers, travelled the same career arc as many an unfortunate baseball...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:36:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/abrams.asp

2. 1960s Dodgers : snopes.com •••
How often did the Los Angeles Dodgers of the 1960s win 1-0 games?
  ...the premier team in baseball's National League, just as their forebears in Brooklyn had been in the years between the end of World War II and the team's...
  ...California (1946-57). Shed of most of the stars from their glory days in Brooklyn, and ensconced in Dodger Stadium, a brand-new ballpark that favored...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:12:31 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/dodgers.asp

3. UFOs Over Haiti : snopes.com •••
Video clip shows UFOs over Haiti.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:01:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/odd/haitiufos.asp

4. Tropical Fantasy Renders Blacks Sterile : snopes.com •••
Does Tropical Fantasy contain a secret ingredient that will render blacks sterile?
  ...Origins: Tropical Fantasy was brought onto the market in September 1990 by Brooklyn Bottling, a small family-owned soft drink manufacturer established in...
  ...Brooklyn Bottling's early attempts to fight the rumor were unsuccessful. Consumers were not swayed by the information that the same ridiculous slander...
  ...also submitted to the FDA for testing, and the results were made public. Brooklyn Bottling employees were sent into affected areas to distribute ''truth...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:42:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/racial/business/tropical.asp

5. DKNY : snopes.com •••
DKNY used a New York street photographer's pictures without permission?
  ...should donate $100,000 on my behalf to the YMCA in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. That donation would sure help a lot of deserving kids go to summer camp....
  ...by donating $100,000 on his behalf to the YMCA in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. DKNY subsequently posted a statement on its Facebook page on 25 February...
  ...making a charitable donation of $25,000 to the YMCA in Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn in Mr. Stanton's name. Brandon Stanton responded to DKNY's apology by...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:13:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/dkny.asp

6. Christopher John Mineo, Jr : snopes.com •••
Christopher John Mineo, Jr. - missing child or Internet hoax?
  ...5 year old son named Christopher John Mineo jr, Knick name C.J. I am from brooklyn N.Y. He has been missing since november of 98. If anyone anywhere...
  ...never took a report for a missing person named Christopher John Mineo in Brooklyn (or any other borough), nor was anyone by that name ever listed in its...
  ...5 year old son named Christopher John Mineo jr, Knick name C.J. I am from brooklyn N.Y. He has been missing since november of 98. If anyone anywhere...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:15:16 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/missing/mineo.asp

7. New York City Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola : snopes.com •••
A doctor in New York City tested positive for Ebola.
  ...was infected with Ebola, it emerged that he traveled from Manhattan to Brooklyn on the subway on Wednesday night, when he went to a bowling alley, and...
  ...be used to trace his movements, and he had traveled on the A train to Brooklyn on 22 October 2014. Last updated: 23 October 2014 David Mikkelson...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:07:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/news/ebolanyc.asp

8. Cheating Husband Billboard : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Woman takes revenge on her cheating husband by advertising his infidelities on a billboard.
  ...Your [soon-to-be-ex] Wife, Emily.") popped up not only in New York, but in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and Chicago as well. Some sharp-eyed readers noticed...
  ...thanks to camera phone pictures: the billboard was identical to others in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and Chicago. Someone else discovered that Emily was...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:39:33 GMT http://www.snopes.com/love/revenge/emily.asp

9. That Girl Emily : snopes.com •••
Woman takes revenge on her cheating husband by advertising his infidelities on a billboard.
  ...[soon-to-be-ex] Wife, Emily.'') popped up not only in New York, but in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and Chicago as well. Some sharp-eyed readers noticed that...
  ...thanks to camera phone pictures: the billboard was identical to others in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and Chicago. Someone else discovered that Emily was...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:41:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/love/betrayal/emily.asp

10. Survivor Gilt : snopes.com •••
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had paternal relatives who died in the Holocaust, but his parents were not themselves Holocaust survivors.
  ...that it begins in Brooklyn, where he and his brother Larry grew up in a modest apartment located off Kings Highway. Like many Brooklyn families, the...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:54:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/bernie-sanders-parents-holocaust/

11. Oklahoma Woman Beheaded : snopes.com •••
In September 2014, a female employee of Vaughan Foods in Oklahoma was beheaded in a workplace attack.
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us! Although...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:07:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/news/beheaded.asp

12. Swearing Child : snopes.com •••
Child earns present from radio's Uncle Don by giving up swearing?
  ...Uncle Don announce something like: "Little Johnny Smith on 56th Street in Brooklyn, your mother tells me you've cleaned your dinner plate every day for a...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:08:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/radio/gift.asp

13. Wedding Dress Guy : snopes.com •••
Did a man lists his ex-wife's wedding dress on eBay with a hilarious offer of sale?
  ...The tale of marital woe posted by this Brooklyn native both contained invented details and omitted key bits of information. Though he has a sister, she...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:09:33 GMT http://www.snopes.com/love/revenge/weddress.asp

14. Circle K Clerk Refuses to Serve Police Officer : snopes.com •••
Police in West Richland, Washington attempted to defuse social media outrage after an officer's wife complained her husband was shunned at a Circle K.
  ...media users mounted a campaign against Chipotle after an employee in Brooklyn was observed exhibiting a "hands up, don't shoot" as several police...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:09:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/12/17/circle-k-clerk-...

15. Training Wheels : snopes.com •••
Did President Obama "admit" during a Pentagon speech that the United States was "training ISIL"?
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... Uncategorized John Kerry Does a photograph show Senator John Kerry and Jane Fonda ......
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:10:31 GMT http://www.snopes.com/obama-isil-training/

16. Johnny Carson Causes A Toilet Paper Shortage In 1973 : snopes.com •••
Did Johnny Carson cause a toilet paper shortage in 1973?
  ...course reinforced the rumor of a toilet paper shortage... I was living in Brooklyn NY when this happened and I remember it being covered on the TV news...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:13:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/carsontoiletpaper.asp

17. Gay Jesus Film : snopes.com •••
Long-standing false rumor holds that Jesus and His disciples will be portrayed as homosexual in an upcoming film.
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Fact Check Lindsay Lohan Account describes woman's finding wallet belonging to...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:15:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/gayjesus.asp

18. John Kerry's Service Record : snopes.com •••
Were John Kerry's Vietnam War service medals earned under 'fishy' circumstances?
  ...F. Schlech, Jr. with the Military Sea Transportation Service based in Brooklyn, New York. Kerry served with Admiral Schlech until the end of 1969, when...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:15:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/kerry/service.asp

19. Alton Sterling Killed by Trump Supporter Robert Kinnison : snopes.com •••
Shortly after Alton Sterling was killed by Baton Rouge police, a rumor appeared on social media that the officer responsible was a Donald Trump supporter...
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:15:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/alton-sterling-killed-trump-...

20. Loretta Lynch, Sharon Malone Connection : snopes.com •••
Did Orly Taitz uncover a hidden connection between attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch and Eric Holder?
  ...Decades later, Lynch, the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York, stood at a podium in the White House with Malone's husband, Attorney General Eric...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:15:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/birthers/lynch.asp

21. NBA 'I Can't Breath' Shirt Hoax : snopes.com •••
Did several NBA stars wear misspelled shirts reading 'I can't breath' instead of 'I can't breathe'?
  ...the image shown below of NBA players posing with music mogul and former Brooklyn Nets owner Jay-Z was snapped: At some point after the photo was...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:16:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/sports/cantbreath.asp

22. Dock Ellis Pitched a No-Hitter on LSD? : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis hurled a no-hitter while under the influence of LSD.
  ...hurler Bill Bevens came within one out of throwing a no-hitter against Brooklyn in the fourth game of the 1947 World Series despite issuing the Dodgers...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:20:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/ellis.asp

23. Muslims Banned from the U.S. in 1952 : snopes.com •••
Muslims are not barred from immigrating to the United States under the provisions of the 1952 Immigration and Nationality Act.
  ...of an orchestrated drive that began five years ago in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in the office of a little-known lawyer, David Yerushalmi, a 56-year-old...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:20:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/islam-banned-u-s-1952/

24. Emory Students Traumatized by Trump Graffiti? : snopes.com •••
A controversy at Emory University over graffiti promoting Donald Trump led to some predictably inaccurate media reports.
  ...Facebook post claimed Captain America was deemed offensive and banned; a Brooklyn principal was falsely accused of banning the Pledge of Allegiance,...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:21:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/emory-students-trump-graffiti/

25. Hillary Delays Thanksgiving For Troops : snopes.com •••
Hillary Clinton forced U.S. troops in Afghanistan to wait for their Thanksgiving dinner?
  ...Twenty officers and soldiers from Queens, Ithaca, Geneva, Brooklyn, Homer, New Rochelle and other places across New York dined with the senators....
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:21:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/chowdown.asp

26. Phony Carpark Attendant Collects Parking Fees : snopes.com •••
Urban legend claims a phony carpark attendant collected parking fees outside the Bristol Zoo for over twenty years.
  ..."for 25 years" as the e-mailed tale would have it. In December 2009, a Brooklyn man broke into a closed city-owned garage, opened it, and began charging...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:22:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/clever/carpark.asp

27. Mother Arrested for Tattooing Baby : snopes.com •••
Photograph shows a 9-month-old baby tattooed by its mother's boyfriend?
  ...What's pictured here is a 2010 work by Brooklyn, New York, artist Jason Clay Lewis, who describes his art thusly: As an artist, my approach has always...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:23:41 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/bodymods/baby.asp

28. NYC Firefighters Memorial Inaccuracies : snopes.com •••
Has a memorial to New York City firefighters has been rendered in a historically inaccurate way?
  ...have been placed in front of fire headquarters at the MetroTech Center in Brooklyn. The controversial memorial would not have been historically...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:23:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/memorial.asp

29. Zimbabwe Croc : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Photograph shows a large crocodile killed in Zimbabwe.
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... Fact Check 100 Gang Kills in 100 Days A viral warning about gangs in Los Angeles vowing...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:24:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/hunting/zimbabwecroc.asp

30. $2 Million Sapphire Purchased for $10 : snopes.com •••
Rock purchased for $10 proves to be a valuable star sapphire.
  ...that The Times call appraiser Elly Rosen, an independent appraiser from Brooklyn who has been a gem consultant for the Internal Revenue Service. Rosen...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:29:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/luck/discoveries/sapphire.asp

31. Breaking Dawn Virus Hoax : snopes.com •••
Is a virus being spread via posts about a 'Breaking Dawn' game?
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Fact Check The Ohio Slayers Is the scream of a murdered woman audible on the Ohio...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:30:31 GMT http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/breakingdawn.asp

32. World Series Origins : snopes.com •••
Was the World Series named for the 'New York World' newspaper?
  ...Save for a brief series between the National League's pennant-winning Brooklyn Superbas and the runner-up Pittsburgh Pirates after the 1900 season (the...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:30:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/names/worldseries.asp

33. Alligator and Snake Photo : snopes.com •••
Does a photograph show a snake that burst trying to eat an alligator.?
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:31:59 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/snakegator.asp

34. Bernie Sanders' Lavish Private Jet Menu? : snopes.com •••
A menu from a Bernie Sanders charter flight is real, but the selections were standard fare for Delta charters and not an example of hypocritical excess.
  ...Alcindor, Yamiche. "Bernie Sanders Makes Quick Transition From Brooklyn To Rome." New York Times. 15 April 2016. Christopher, Tommy. "Attacking Bernie...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:33:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sanders-private-jet-menu/

35. Cats Sacrificed at Halloween : snopes.com •••
Are black cats routinely sacrificed by 'satanic cults' at Halloween?
  ...their belief in satanic catnappings: Two years ago, shelter workers at the Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition in Williamsburg were on red alert when a...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:34:12 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/mayhem/blackcat.asp

36. Swing Blow : snopes.com •••
A circulating photo set warns about the dangers of extreme tire swing use.
  ...followed the decommissioning of a merry-go-round for safety reasons in Brooklyn in December 2014). As to whether such an injury (if unlikely) can...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:35:13 GMT http://www.snopes.com/swing-warning/

37. Terrorist Halloween Candy Purchase : snopes.com •••
Did terrorists purchase large amounts of candy from Costco stores in New Jersey just before Halloween?
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Fact Check Fox and the Hounds Photograph shows a fox amidst a group of dogs? Fact...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:36:06 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/candy.asp

38. Bill O'Reilly Loses Custody Battle Due to Domestic Violence? : snopes.com •••
A misleading February 2016 article was republished in May 2016 to insinuate Bill O'Reilly "lost" custody of his kids due to incidents of domestic violence.
  ...Anonymous 2011-2—presented oral arguments at the division’s courthouse in Brooklyn Heights. According to the opinion, the court’s four justices...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:38:30 GMT http://www.snopes.com/bill-oreilly-lost-custody/

39. Alligators in New York Sewers : snopes.com •••
Does a colony of alligators make its home in the New York City sewer system?
  ..."Passengers waiting on the eastbound platform of the Brooklyn Museum station of the I.R.T. subway just before midnight were startled by the sudden...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:38:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/critters/lurkers/gator.asp

40. Nike Doesn't Make Elephant Skin Shoes : snopes.com •••
An unsourced meme on Facebook accused Nike of making their sneakers with elephant skins.
  ...retrofitted with several different animal skins. The shoes, dubbed the "Brooklyn Zoos," feature elephant, stingray, lizard, crocodile, ostrich hides, and...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:40:53 GMT http://www.snopes.com/nike-elephant-shoes-rumor/

41. FALSE: Donald Trump Leaves $10,000 Tip : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Donald Trump left a Buffalo Club waiter a $10,000 tip.
  ...Sarno, David. "News Flash: Donald Trump Sells Brooklyn Bridge." Los Angeles Times. 10 December 2007. Tags: sun set David Mikkelson founded...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:42:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/luck/trumptip.asp

42. Bear Rescued from Bridge Ledge : snopes.com •••
Photographs show a bear rescued from the ledge of a bridge with a net.
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... Fact Check Mother Admits to Affair, Pregnancy by 15-Year-Old Son Several fake news...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:42:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/bearledge.asp

43. TRUE: Flying Lawnmower Death : snopes.com •••
The tragic account of a spectator at a 1979 football game who was killed by a flying model lawnmower.
  ...people. Shortly before the end of the 15-minute show, Philip Cushman, a Brooklyn auto collision repairman, lost control of the model aircraft he was...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:43:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/lawnmower.asp

44. Shakira, Pigs and Muslims : snopes.com •••
Did singer Shakira say she'd rather have pigs listening to her music than Israelis?
  ...for a clothing line that allegedly purchased some of their product from a Brooklyn sweatshop. It would be rather foolish (and clueless) of her indeed to...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:47:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/shakira.asp

45. Snapple Rumors : snopes.com •••
Is Snapple owned by the KKK?
  ...Greenberg, were interviewed on MTV. "How could three Jewish boys from Brooklyn support the Ku Klux Klan?" they said. As for the right-to-life rumor, they...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:47:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/alliance/snapple.asp

46. Disneyland Deaths : snopes.com •••
Nine guests have lost their lives on Disneyland attractions.
  ...June 1973: Bogden Delaurot, an 18-year-old Brooklyn resident, drowned trying to swim across the Rivers of America. Delaurot and his 10-year-old brother...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:50:02 GMT http://www.snopes.com/disney/parks/deaths.asp

47. Malia Obama Selfie Leaked : snopes.com •••
Rumor: A leaked Malia Obama selfie was obtained by a hip-hop group and posted to Instagram.
  ...The Instagram account in question belonged to Brooklyn-based rap music collective Pro Era. When pressed for details on how the group came into possession...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:51:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/politics/maliaselfie.asp

48. Friends Forever Tampons Hoax : snopes.com •••
Friends Forever Tampons don't seem to be the first conjoined feminine hygiene product.
  ...about mysterious "cat hair pills" purportedly turning up for sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan: How I got #CatHairPills from a New York City frozen yogurt...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:51:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/08/21/forever-friends-tampons/

49. Etymology of Jimmies (Ice Cream Sprinkles) : snopes.com •••
Jimmies, the chocolate sprinkles used on confections, are so named as a reference to Jim Crow.
  ...confection to the Just Born company, a candymaking operation founded in Brooklyn in 1923 who now produce such popular treats as 'Peeps' and 'Mike and...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:59:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/language/offense/jimmies.asp



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