Thursday, April 1, 2010

April Fool's Day / Poisson d'Avril

Beware to-day of japes, pranks, jesting, joshing and outrageous canards.

Some say it is to do with changes to the Calendar in the 1500s, when they moved the New Year from March 31st to the beginning of January - those who resisted were April Fools. But much further back the Romans celebrated their feast of Hilaria at this time, an orgy of mischief and mayhem.

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The Surreal McCoy said...

Lovely drawing, and that's no joke!

Chichi Parish said...

Please could I order 6 sea bass.
Thank you.

tooiebird said...

I'm really liking your art style :D