Thursday, April 2, 2015

April Fool's Day Facts by Caleb Price

  • Some historians believe the April Fools' customs began in France, although no one knows for sure.
  • In France, April 1st is called "Poisson d'Avril."
  • French children fool their friends by taping a paper fish to their friends' backs.
  • When the "young fool" discovers this trick, the prankster yells "Poisson d'Avril!"
  • Press releases for the [non-existent] New York City April Fools' Day Parade have been issued every year since 1986.

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