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Best and Worst April Fool’s Day Pranks

Published on Apr 2, 2012 | Last updated Mar 11, 2021 1 minute read

Best and Worst April Fool’s Day Pranks

In honour of April Fool’s day, BrokerLink is looking back at some of the best and worst pranks ever pulled.

April 1 is widely recognized as a day when people commit a variety of practical jokes or hoaxes on their friends, family or coworkers. In countries such as Canada, New Zealand, the UK, Australia, Cyprus and South Africa, jokes only last until noon, and anyone who plays a trick after noon is called an “April Fool”. In other countries such as France, Italy, Russia, Brazil, Ireland and the U.S., the jokes last all day.

Here is a list of some iconic April Fool’s Day pranks.