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What is april fool , & why we are in joying, is it right or wrong ?

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Asked by yaja, 30 Mar '08 09:09 am
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April Fools' Day or All Fools' Day, though not a holiday in its own right, is a notable day celebrated in many countries on April 1. The day is marked by the commission of hoaxes and other practical jokes of varying sophistication on friends, enemies and neighbors, or sending them on fools' errands, the aim of which is to embarrass the gullible.

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The origins of this custom are complex and a matter of much debate. It is likely a relic of the once common festivities held on the vernal equinox, which began on the 25th of March, old New Year's Day, and ended on the 2nd of April.

Though the 1st of April appears to have been observed as a general festival in Great Britain in antiquity, it was apparently not until the beginning of the 18th century that the making of April-fools was a common custom. In Scotland the custom was known as "hunting the gowk," i.e. the cuckoo, and April-fools were "April-gowks," the cuckoo being a term of contempt, as it is i ...more
Answered by siddhartha das, 30 Mar '08 09:16 am

 
  
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Actually its a term of Europian Contries. They had started celebrating 1st april as fools day. We've joined it as we've joined their other terms like valentine's day, chocolate day etc...
Answered by Dinesh Manaktala, 30 Mar '08 09:13 am

 
  
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absolutely right make happy
Answered by kiran wadhwani, 30 Mar '08 09:14 am

 
  
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WITHIN A LIMIT IT IS GREAT
Answered by Ayan Bhatt, 30 Mar '08 09:13 am

 
  
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