April 1 travel

IB English B: April 1 travel

The April Fools tradition on 1st April has a long history. I was brought up to believe that the jolly japes of April Fools Day was a particularly English tradition, displaying our very special Anglo-Saxon sense of humour, but, er... apparently not. The Wikipedia entry demolishes a claim that Chaucer was the first to mention the tradition, and goes on to cite French and Dutch references in the 16th century. The first...

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