United Nation's is to enforce an April Fool's Month in 2006, extending it from
the internationally recognised day of 1st April each year.
UN spokesman told us:
April Fools Day always falling on April 1st every year it has lost that essential
element of surprise."
move has brought acclaim from pranksters across the globe who have called the
move "innovative", "revolutionary", "exciting".
is expected that
30 days of pranking will give a well needed boost to the world's prank and prank/joke
services industry which has been in recession since 2001.
prank expert told us:
large number of people have told us that they are unable to complete their pranks
in accordance with the recognised standard of before 12 midnight on 1st April.
figures show that more than 85% of people come up with a good prank idea just
after the 12 midnight watershed on the 1st.
30 whole days of pranking possibilities available in 2006, everybody will be able
to take part."
related news: The Nigerian Government is to set up a special working party
to ensure that the country is not left out of April Fools Month in 2006. Nigeria,
the recognised world leader in prank emails, is to offer its services to less
developed pranking nations. To find out more please send your bank account details,
including passwords, to Mr Ido NGomery, grandson of battered-to-death-with-a-chair
dictator General Idi NGomery, before 5th June.