Urban legends involving people being duped.

What could be more mortifying than realizing you've been had? These tales relate cases of unwitting victims being taken advantage of by some clever tricksters.

  White bullet At her request, a young man calls a stranger "Mom" at the checkout counter and is rewarded for his kindness by being stuck with her grocery bill.

  White bullet Husband loses false teeth after prankingly swapping them with his wife's lost dentures.

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