The Poster Journal

April Fools' Day!

Since it is April Fools' Day, a quick history of the holiday is in order. Some scholars tracing origins back to Ancient Rome with the festival of Hilaria, a word meaning 'happy' or 'cheerful' in Latin. The first recorded instance of an 'April Fools' Day' was in the 1392 in The Canterbury Tales. Specifically, it is in the 'Nun's Priest's Tale'...

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