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April's Fools Day!

Although it's not a legal holiday, April Fools' Day is celebrated all around the world as a day filled with practical jokes and general silliness. You may want to be a little more cautious or skeptical on April 1, since family members, friends, neighbors, co-workers and even teachers may try to tickle your funny bone with a practical joke or a hoax of some kind.

So how did this tradition of craziness begin? In truth, it remains a mystery, although there are many theories about how April Fools' Day got started.

Some believe that April Fools' Day was the result of a desire to celebrate the turning of the seasons around springtime. In fact, many cultures have historically held such celebrations around the beginning of April. For example, the ancient Romans had a festival named Hilaria on March 25. The Hindus celebrate Holi, and the Jews celebrate Purim around this time of year.

Although we can't really pinpoint how or when April Fools' Day got its start, people the world over still celebrate it with glee year in and year out. Pranks can be quite simple, such as telling a friend his shoe is untied, or very elaborate.  Whatever the gag, it usually ends with the prankster yelling “April Fool!" when the victim falls for it.

Victor Borge aptly said, "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people". A simple joke, a funny riddle can earn you some instant friends. So here are some funny and interesting riddles you can share them with your friends.  Hope you have a whale of a time answering these fun riddles. 

Fun Riddles and Answers

  1. What do you call a kitten drinking lemonade? A sourpuss
  2. What do you call a zipper on a banana? A fruit fly
  3. What do sea monsters eat? Fish and ships
  4. Why did the banana go to the doctor? Because it was not peeling well
  5. What do you get when you cross SpongeBob with Albert Einstein? Spongebob smartypants
  6. What building has the most stories? Library
  7. What can make the octopus laugh? Ten tickles (tentacles)
  8. What do moths study in school? Mothematics
  9. What is a song about a car called? A car tune (cartoon)

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