Friday, April 01, 2011
April Fool 2011
...References to April Fool’s Day can be found as early as the 1500s...The puzzle that April Fool’s Day presents to cultural historians is that it was only during the eighteenth century that detailed references to it (and curiosity about it) began to appear...Shakespeare, writing in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, made no mention of April Fool’s Day, despite being, as Charles Dickens Jr. put it, a writer who “delights in fools in general.”...Many theories have been put forward about how the tradition began. Unfortunately, none of them are very compelling. So the origin of the “custom of making "April Fools" remains as much a mystery...read more here...
I hope life isn't a big joke, because I don't get it. [Jack Handey]
Daikon is an essential part of Japanese cuisine
Continue to pray for Japan
“The act of praying is the very highest energy of which the human mind is capable..."[Samuel Taylor Coleridge]
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