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On April Fools' Day, 1 April, it's the custom in several cultures to play practical jokes and to spread hoax stories.

Where and when did this custom originate?

  • It's probably related to the highly unstable weather patterns and constantly fluctuating atmospheric conditions plaguing this particular time of the year; see also Baba Dochia. – Lucian Sep 27 at 23:49

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