The Big Dave Show Podcast

History Of April Fools Day – Here's What's Snappenin' 4/1/21

Some believe its etymology derives from ‘April Foals’, a reference to the disproportionate number of horses born on or around April 1. Others think the term originated in the 13th century, from a dish known as an April Fool, consisting of fruit mixed with whipped cream. Towards the end of medieval banquets, these ‘April Fools’ were thrown in the faces of those judged the most stupid people around the table. But there’s more……