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These April Fool's Day jokes will make you laugh

These April Fool's Day jokes will make you laugh

Earlier New Year's Day was celebrated around April. So, how did celebrating foolishness earn its own?

These days, corporations like to get in on the April Fool's Day game and Burger King is no exception.

Whether you're the prankster or the victim, it is all done in good fun. Other instances link April Fools' Day to ancient Roman festival Hilaria, where people would dress up in disguises and enjoy the spring.

So, People who didn't follow the new calendar of Pope Gregory XIII, and continued to celebrate the New Year during the last week of March through April 1 were at the receiving end of jokes and pranks, a tradition that has continued. And they believe by paying all the amount they have become "Fool" hence on 1st April they celebrate Fool Day.

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These pranks included having paper fish placed on their backs and being referred to as "poisson d'avril" (April fish).

So here, we have complete origin and history of the April Fool's Day. Others started mocking those refusing to accept January 1 as New Year's Day and would send them on "fool's errands", which is how the practice of April Fools' day caught on.

April Fools' Day spread throughout Britain during the 18th century and in modern times, people have put in much effort to create elaborate April Fools' Day hoaxes.

It's that time of the year when you pull off a prank on a colleague or friend without any guilt.

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