Pulling pranks on April 1st is a tradition that dates back more than 500 years and its become not only a day that we tolerate fake headlines, pranks and practical jokes, but we've come to expect it. In honor of this day of the naive and unsuspected, I thought I'd share with you a few of my favorite April Fools pranks. They're sure to put a smile on your face :)
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Even during World War I, April Fools was honored. On April 1, 1915 a French pilot flew over a German camp and dropped what appeared to be a huge bomb. Immediately the German soldiers started scattering in all directions, but then no explosion happened. Carefully the soldiers crept back and approached the bomb, only to discover that it was actually a large football with a note tied to it that read, "April Fool!"
Baby Blues comic strip), involved 46 comic strip artists taking over each other's strips for the day. For example, Dagwood was taken over by Jim Davis of Garfield, who showed his famously overweight cat eating one of Dagwood's sandwiches, and Scott Adams of Dilbert took over Family Circus with a little of his corporate flair (see above).
scene out of Mary Poppins.
As the final joke of the day, here is a great little video clip that the BBC put together a few years ago, about some interesting penguins that they found :)