Today is a day for practical jokes and hoaxes. Well, there doesn't seem to be any reason here in Indonesia for continuing or starting this 'tradition', so I won't.
(That ex-President Megawati has been re-elected as leader of PDI-P
is, unfortunately, all too real.)
Loyal readers of Jakartass may, however, may like to know that the tradition of April Fools' Day jokes grew out of resistance to the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in the 16th to18th centuries. For hundreds of years newspapers, and more recently broadcasters, have created fantastical reports to commemorate April 1
Some of these fantastical reports
are included in the Top 100 Hoaxes
and, if you're a Blogger
, you'll love this one
And you might like this quiz.
Have a nice day.