April Fool’s day is here again and its time to have some fun. This is the only time of the year when you are allowed to play really dirty tricks on your seniors and they will try not to be offended.
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We have put together 23 of the funniest April Fool’s day memes to commemorate this day. But before that, here are some interesting facts about fool’s day you definitely want to know.
Interesting April Fool’s Day Facts
- It’s celebrated on April 1st each year
- It’s also called All Fool’s Day
- Pranks and jokes made on this day are intended to be funny as hell but harmless.
- It’s called Huntingowk Day in Scotland, where gowk means a foolish person.
- England and Canada allows April Fool’s Day to go only until afternoon. After that it’s back to boredom.
- Media companies in Sweden, Poland, Norway and Denmark always publish a false story to celebrate fool’s day.
- A joke told on April Fool’s Day in 1698 prompted a lot of people to visit the Tower Of London where they were told lions were being washed.
- A long time ago, probably before any of your grandfathers was born, people who used jokes in court were considered wise.
- In Poland April Fools’ Day is so strongly believed that an anti-Turkish alliance signed on April 1st with Leopold 1 in 1683 had to be backdated to March 31st because they thought it might be a joke.
- Every year since 1986, press releases are issued to announce the April Fools’ Day Parade in New York City. That parade has never taken place.
- April Fools Day is also called April Fish in Canada, Italy, Quebec, France and Belgium. This is because people attach paper fish to other people’s backs without them noticing. So they have to walk around with it. This is referred to as ‘Poisson d’Avril’.
- In the 1950s the BBC ran a news story about a spaghetti harvest that took place in Switzerland. This prank is believed to be the best April Fools’ Day prank of all time, resulting in many requests for spaghetti trees by viewers.
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Here are 23 of the best April Fool’s Day Memes