IF YOU’VE been wanting to play a prank on someone, then today is your day.
Yes, today, April 1 marks April Fool’s Day, a day which is celebrated worldwide.
The website www.history.com indicate that the day dates back to the 1700s in Britain when people started playing practical jokes on each other.
Historians have also linked the day to festivals such as Hilaria, which was celebrated in Rome.
Today, people play hoaxes on each other with newspapers and websites also participating in a day of hilarity.
If you played a practical joke on someone today, then please let us know all about it by sending the details to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to hear all about it!