April Fools Day is celebrated all over the world in wacky ways, proving no one is safe from a good ol prank.
In France, April Fools Day is known as Poisson dAvril or Fish Of April a day when French kids secretly stick a paper fish on their friends backs, hoping theyll discover it hours later.
French tourism expert Pauline Menage says its not uncommon for French professors to trick their students today by handing out false homework thats difficult to resolve.
In India, according to tourism expert Sanjiv Vashist, metropolitan youngsters enjoy pulling innocent April Fools pranks.
They tell their friends that the principal or teacher wants to see them after school, only to find an empty classroom when they arrive.
In Portugal, reporters and news anchors get the last laugh on April Fools Day.
According to tourism pro Miguel Carvalho, TV stations and newspapers create fake news stories to dupe the public and reveal their prank along with the real scoop the following day.
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