April fool

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the butt of a prank played on April 1st

a practical joke or trick played on the first day of April

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In some countries including United Kingdom, New Zealand and South Africa, the joyful occasion of April fool is celebrated from morning to afternoon and after that the sequence of making fool is stopped.
Summary: It's April Fools Day and that means strange stories are appearing in the morning papers.
Blair said: "There's been a lot of April fool stories.
He told viewers if anyone had been watching before, they might have seen him "keel over", adding: "I would just like to say Happy April Fools.
Nevertheless, if you have nothing better to do (even if you have, lay it aside), why not challenge the family to a contest of finding the most April Fool errors in the paintings coming up?
This year I decided to reform and not play any April Fool jokes.
GOOD April Fool jokes were in short supply yesterday and then the Taoiseach goes and saves the day.
A BIRMINGHAM businessman has come up with a stunt that's more April FUEL than April Fool.
Traditionally, in some countries, the jokes only last until noon: like UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada and someone who plays a trick after noon is called an April Fool.
When I tracked down the hoaxer - a 'pal' of mine - she explained between belly laughs it had just been an April Fool.
Bridgend dairy farmer, John Lougher played an April Fool on GMTV's six million viewers.
Over the years I have become a big fan of the April Fool.
A spokesman for primesight, the company which owns the advertising boards, confirmed the boards were an April Fool and the company had sought legal advice before allowing the boards to go up.
I spent days fretting about it until someone told me it had been an April Fool.
Britain went April Fool crazy yesterday with a madcap series of spoof stories.