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April Fools' Day or April Fool's Day is an annual custom on 1 April consisting of practical jokes and hoaxes. Jokesters often expose their actions by shouting 'April Fools! ' at the recipient. Mass media can be involved in these pranks, which may be revealed as such the following day. The day is not a public holiday in any country except Odessa, Ukraine, where the first of April is an official city holiday. The custom of setting aside a day for playing harmless pranks upon one's neighbour has been relatively common in the world historically. Origins A disputed association between 1 April and foolishness is in Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales (1392). In the 'Nun's Priest's Tale', a vain cock Chauntecleer is tricked by a fox on 'Syn March bigan thritty dayes and two', i. e. 32 days since March began, which is 1 April. However, it is not clear that Chaucer was referencing 1 April since the text of the 'Nun's Priest's Tale' also states that the story takes place on the day when the sun is 'in the signe of Taurus had y-runne Twenty degrees and one', which would not be 1 April. Modern scholars believe that there is a copying error in the extant manuscripts and that Chaucer actually wrote, 'Syn March was gon'.
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