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The Rich Mix of Different Holidays. Snimshchikova Tanya Yartseva Inna Shchepilov Arthur Form 8
Go Ahead – Laugh! Smile and world smiles with you. Cry and you cry alone.
Hypotheses April Fool's Day thus developed into an international fun rest. Each country celebrates April Fool’s Day differently.
"The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year." (Mark Twain)
April Fool's Day April Fool's Day is a fun day when people play "tricks and practical jokes on each other. People take them in good part and laugh heartily even if some tricks or jokes have made April fools of them.
Background Unlike most of the other "nonfooilsh" holidays, the history of April Fool's Day, sometimes called All Foot's Day, is not totally clear. The most recent point in time that can be identified as the beginning of this tradition was in 1382, in France
Background Prior to that year, the New Year was celebrated for eight days, beginning on March 25. The celebration culminated on April 1. With the reform of the calendar under Charles IX, the Gregorian Calendar was introduced, and New year's Day was moved to January 1.
Background However, communications being what they were in the day when news traveled by foot, many people did not receive the news for several years and continued to celebrate the New Year on April1.
Background These backward folk were labeled as "fools" by the general populace. They were sometimes subject to ridicule and were made the butt of practical jokes
How do people in different countries celebrate this day? In France, April Fool's is called "April Fish" (Poisson d'Avril). The French fool their friends by taping a paper fish to their friends' backs and when some discovers a this trick, they yell "Poisson d'Avril
In Russia On this day you can meet someone who will try to pull you leg. Even if he fools you, you aren’t showing signs of bad temper. Otherwise, people will suspect you of the worst possible sin – a luck of humor.
How do people in different countries celebrate this day? In England, tricks can be played only in the morning. If a trick is played on you, you are a "noodle."
In Scotland." In Scotland April Fool's Day is actually celebrated for two days. The second day is devoted to pranks involving the posterior region of tile body. It is called Taily Day. The origin of the "kick me" sign can be traced to this observance.
How do people in different countries celebrate this day? In Portugal, April Fool's is celebrated on the Sunday and Monday before Lent. The traditional trick there is to throw flour at your friends.
In America In America, people play small tricks on friends and strangers alike on the first of April. One common.trick is pointing down at a friend's shoe and saying, "Your shoelace is untied." Whatever the prank, the trickster usually ends it by yelling to his victim, "April Fool".
The most popular jokes of April Fool's Day Practical jokes are a common practies on April Fool's Day. For centuries, one of the most popular jokes of April Fool's Day has been to send someone out on a 'fool's errand.' The idea behind this is that in order to succeed, the person on tie 'fool's errand' has to ask others for help on the way. However, everyone else usually recognizes the trick before they do!
The most popular jokes of April Fool's Day Of course, young people in particular love April Fool's Day and teachers all over the world know to be on their guard throughout the day!
Our conclusion April Fool's Day really developed into an international fun rest. Each country celebrates April Fool’s Day differently.
Our conclusion The keen supporters of the tradition are the children. Healthful humor is a way of relaxing, of communicating, of sharing experiences, of keeping brain cells open and charged of learning, comprehending and developing language.
Our conclusion A bit of humour won’t harm anyone!