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The Month of April Began With the Fools' Day

Ever wonder why we have “April Fool’s Day”? Why not May Fool or August Fool?

The practice of telling someone their shoelace is untied when it is not or sending someone on a foolish errand is pretty much observed all over the world.

In many countries, according to Britannica Online, newspapers or radio stations might observe this special event with false headlines or stories.

When I worked at the Bedford Gazette it was an annual fun time to think up something to fool the readers. One was a picture of a submarine that had supposedly submerged in Fort Bedford Park.

Another year, I ran across a pi...


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