A day-long fools' fiesta!

April 2014
Alive;Apr2014, Issue 378, p70
In this article, the author talks about the celebration of April Fools' Day or All Fools' Day in India in April 2014. Topics discussed include the efforts done by psychologists to study pranks used in celebrating such occasion, and the categories of practical jokes according to activist Albie Hoffman such as the good pranks, the neutral tricks and the bad pranks. Also mentioned is the sensitive use of humor and its impact on bureaucrats.


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