Friday, April 1

April Fools Day

Since at least the seventeenth century this day has been celebrated with practical jokes and spurious news. Mark Twain commented in his Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar, “This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.”

1 comment:

Bonnie said...

Here's another from one of my student's Commonplace Book:

Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething.
- Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar

AND then the teens added : and puberty!