Here at the wacky thing of the week, April 1 is a bit like Christmas. There’s just so many jokes you can play on people, people you love of course – keep it fun.
Rumored to have originated with the adoption of the Gregorian calendar that replaced the Julian calendar in 1582, April Fool’s Day or All Fool’s Day, was formerly celebrated as New Year’s Day. It has evolved into its current form through several centuries and influenced by several cultures. Associated with the fun and silliness associated with Spring, practical jokes and pranks are the order of the day. GO!
The following sites should give you some good ideas.
1) Snopes info
2) Top 100 April Fools Day Hoaxes
3) Family Friendly pranks
4) Pranks on websites don’t get fooled this year!
5) Google comes clean about it’s pigeon-based ranking system. (So much for Search Engine Optimization)
6) Google’s latest beta product
7) For some more time-wasting fun, check out some older wacky archives.
8) like this one – should give you some creative ideas.
Approved by John Calvin