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March 23, 2014

11 Facts About April Fool’s Day

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

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11 FACTS ABOUT APRIL FOOL’S DAY

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Also see April Fool’s Day—Children’s Stories & Poems, and WP Daily Prompt: Success! My April Fool’s Prank .

QUESTIONS

  1. Where is the earliest recorded association between April 1st and foolishness found
  2. If a fellow is fooled by a pretty girl what is his fate?
  3. On April Fools’ Day, 2009, travel site Expedia offered exclusive flights to this highly what desired space destination?
  4. According to a CareerBuilder.com survey, what percent of workers say they have either initiated or been on the receiving end of a workplace April Fools’ Day prank?
  5. What do children in certain areas of Belgium do on April Fool’s Day?
  6. What author wrote It’s better to keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool than to open it and leave no doubt; and Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed and The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year?
  7. What late 1980s April Fool’s Day joke about a futuristic technological advance ultimately became a reality?
  8. On April 1, 1946 what happened when a pacific island population didn’t believe a weather warning, thinking it was an April Fool’s hoax?
  9. What hoax did the Dutch television news once report?
  10. In Scotland, an April fool is called an April ___________ — Scottish for _____________, which is an emblem of _____________.

BONUS QUESTION

Name three possibilities of how April Fool’s Day started.

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