The April 1 is the call April Fool In the United States and other countries, but what is the origin of this celebration?
Unlike April Fool’s Day which some Latin American countries celebrate on December 28 and which has a sad meaning, April Fool’s Day is meant to play pranks from the most gullible to the heaviest.
Currently, in addition to the United States, it is also celebrated by such countries as:
- and the United Kingdom.
Known in France and Italy as “April Fish” (Poisson d’avril); While in Brazil it is “dia da lai”.
What is the origin of April Fools’ Day in the United States?
The Date Inaccurate in this respect. An early version dating back to ancient rome, Where was it celebrated? Hilaria Festival or Joy DayWhich was the Spring Festival. Something similar happened in India with holi festival or the Purim of the Jews.
The second possibility is that the celebration is related to how Mother Nature deceives people into the unpredictable weather of the vernal equinox in the northern hemisphere.
But the most plausible version is that When the Gregorian calendar came into use in 1565, some people did not find out in time that the new year would be on January 1 and not between March 25 and April 1 as it had been up until then, coinciding with spring.
Since then these people have been called “April fool”. They were the subject of ridicule that began in France around the eighteenth century. Then Great Britain and Scotland joined and from there they moved to the American colonies.
What are the main jokes on April Fools’ Day?
The common denominator among the supposed origins of this date is that jokes are an essential part of the celebration.
People, brands, and media come together with strategies to grab attention. So beware of the surprising news you receive that seems too “unbelievable” to be true.
The most conservative groups refrain from falling into these games because of the possible consequences of a bad act that leads to negative outcomes.
In general, some of the jokes that are spent by those who celebrate it are:
- Takes Fish shaped leaves on the back to others with some gestures like “kick me” (this indicates that this is a gullible person like a fish that is easy to catch),
- but invitations incorrect parties,
- To view Amazing Offers products,
- announce Weddings or breakups that are hard to believe.
If you want to be funny, you may be caught by a Greek fable that portends good luck for the whole year to the person who manages to deceive someone. Would that be true?
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