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Fooling no one

Via Simon Brunning, the Top 100 April Fool’s Day Hoaxes of All Time.

April Fool’s day online hasn’t been quite as much fun this year (call me sad but I enjoy a good April Fool’s gag) thanks no doubt to people’s sense of humour being dampened by the war. Still, CPAN and MetaFilter put on a good show. Disturbingly, I just flicked on the TV and caught Anne Robinson being nice to people on the Weakest Link. Maybe it’s a good thing April Fool’s only comes one a year ;)

This is Fooling no one by Simon Willison, posted on 1st April 2003.

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