Monday, 8 April 2019

1st April 2019

In the i newspaper, deputy editor Andrew Webster invited readers to pick out the April Fool headline. I found (perhaps unluckily) 13

Licence to krill: US plans to turn fish into spies

Facebook has too much power, admits Zuckerberg

Saudis ‘hacked phone of Amazon chief’

Berlusconi to stand in European election

‘Biggest ever’ rise in living wage

PM to seek fourth vote on Brexit deal

Hard  to swallow: British biscuits axed by Brexit

PM could ask the Queen to block MPs’ Brexit plan

Teachers to be held accountable on knife crime

Fairy shots [photographs] under the hammer

Comedian leads polls in vote for next president

Cows ‘valued over women’

Free turmeric for over 50s


© David Punter

April Fool’s Day 2019: How to avoid falling victim to the biggest pranks and jokes

David Punter - [Blog: David Punter]

David is a poet and critic, and has published many poems before in, for example, PN Review, Encounter, The Rialto and elsewhere. I have also published six poetry pamphlets.