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Episode 1430

April Fools' Day
Fri, 2021-Apr-02 01:28 UTC
Length - 1:26

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With 431,146 views on Thursday, 1 April 2021 our article of the day is April Fools' Day.

April Fools' Day or April Fool's Day is an annual custom on April 1 consisting of practical jokes and hoaxes. Jokesters often expose their actions by shouting "April Fools!" at the recipient. Mass media can be involved in these pranks, which may be revealed as such the following day. The day is not a public holiday in any country except Odessa, Ukraine, where the first of April is an official city holiday. The custom of setting aside a day for playing harmless pranks upon one's neighbour has been relatively common in the world historically.

This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:28 UTC on Friday, 2 April 2021.

For the full current version of the article, see April Fools' Day on Wikipedia.

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