April Fools’ Day in France: Le Poisson d’Avril

April Fool's Day card

April Fool’s Day card (Photo credit: Pearl Mountain)

Although the origins of April Fools is obscure and debated, the most widely accepted explanation actually credits the “holiday” as starting in France. The most popular theory about the origin of April Fool’s Day involves the French calendar reform of the sixteenth century.

via April Fools’ Day in France: Le Poisson d’Avril | France Travel Guide

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