April Fools' Day（愚人节）
April Fools' Day is a day to play jokes on others, No one knows how this
holiday began but people think it first started in France.
In the 16 th century, people celebrated New Year's Day from March 25 to
April 1. In the mid—1560s King Charles IX changed it from March 25 to January 1.
But some people still celebrated in on April 1, so others called them April
Each country celebrates April Fools' Day differently.
In France, people call the April Fools “April Fish”. They
tape a paper fish to their friends' backs to fool them. When he or she finds
this , they shout “April Fish!”
In England, people play jokes only in the morning. You are a “noodle” if someone fools you.
In Scotland, April Fools' Day is 48 hours long. They call an April Fool
“April Gowk”. Gowk is another name for a cuckoo bird.
In the America, people play small jokes on their friends and any other
people on the first of Aprol. They may point down to your shoe and say, “ Your
shoelace is untied.” If you believe them and look down to see, you are
an April Fool then.