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April Fools Day Origins

Where Does April Fool's Day Come From, Anyway?

Salt Lake Tribune | Peggy Fletcher Stack | Posted 04.01.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Let’s be clear: April Fools’ Day is not a religious holiday. It does, however, trace its origins to a pope. The day began, most believ...

Lord, What Fools These Mortals Be!

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

In Scotland, April 1 is known as Huntigowok. In Fife, a peninsula north of Edinburgh, the foolishness continues on April, 2, Taily Day, when the fun is limited to the immediate area of the backside.