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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By the time you have read this, I will have scoured all of the newspapers on the hunt for the best April Fools, a tradition that now extends to the internet with companies like Google trying to outfox us with some rank stupidity.
Traditionally, in some countries such as New Zealand, the UK, Australia, and South Africa, the jokes only last until noon, and someone who plays a trick after noon is called an April Fool.
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.
Mark the APRIL FOOL box if you think we just made it up.
HORRIFIED children were left wondering if a kids TV star had died on live television after a sick April Fool prank yesterday morning.
A FORMER Coventry publican who shared a National Lottery jackpot thought his big win was an April Fool hoax.
Anyway, taking liberty from whatever source, Rockwell went all out and then some painting April Fool covers that make today's "TV Bloopers" look normal by comparison.
This year I decided to reform and not play any April Fool jokes.
At least two people fell prey to the April fool prank and were killed in Lahore.
People who clicked on it heard the legendary singer Mohammad Rafi's famous song April Fool banaaya, toh thumko gussa aaya.
APRIL FOOL Stacey Morland from Muckle LLP with the 'treadle-powered machine'
ISLAMABAD, April 01, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Friday is April Fool Day when people especially youngsters lie and mock by calling it as entertainment and often create shocking situation for the others.
When I tracked down the hoaxer - a 'pal' of mine - she explained between belly laughs it had just been an April Fool.