April Fool's Joke


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April Fool's Joke

(humour, event)
(AFJ) Elaborate April Fool's hoaxes are a long-established tradition on Usenet and Internet; see kremvax for an example. In fact, April Fool's Day is the *only* seasonal holiday marked by customary observances on the hacker networks.
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"It has to be an April Fool's joke. Totally out of season," former Denmark Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said on Twitter.
"It's a very funny April Fool's joke and the power of social media is incredible, I just can't believe how many people have shown interest in it," she said.
NEWCASTLE UNITED are sitting eight points above Liverpool having played 30 games - no, it is not an April Fool's joke!
I had to check that I hadn't missed about six months and this wasn't an April fool's joke.
Some members of the local media didn't think the Eugene Emeralds' April Fool's joke this year was very funny.
Casting will be on Tuesday, March 31 and filming takes place on Wednesday, April 1 - this is not an April Fool's joke!
An April Fool's joke in the form of a fake "in memoriam" ad was perpetrated in The Washington Post on Tuesday by a local lawyer who said it was meant as a joke on his longtime friend.
DWAIN CHAMBERS began his career as a rugby league winger today, insisting that it is no April Fool's joke.
Amazingly, neither the researchers nor CNN reported the most important implication of this research--that if you can get hold of a beaker of raffinose and dump it into your coworkers' soup when they're not looking, you can pull off a rockin' April Fool's joke! You heard it here first, folks.
Amazingly, neither the researchers nor CNN reported the most important implication of this research that if you can get hold of a beaker of raffinose and dump it into your coworkers" soup when they're not looking, you can pull off a rockin' April Fool's joke! You heard it here first, folks.
A STREET was closed following a chemical leak scare which turned out to be an April Fool's joke gone wrong.
Tony Blair today sought to dampen down renewed speculation about a rift between himself and Chancellor Gordon Brown, comparing reports of a split over the council elections to an April Fool's joke.