April 1st

Just for the record, I loathe "April Fool’s Day" pranks.  Not that I’ve had any played on me today, which I haven’t.  Nor have I engaged in any.

It’s just that I find the usual run of pranks to be cruel, demeaning, and quite often an intentional infliction of anxiety, embarrassment, and/or emotional pain.

Or to put it another way, I feel that ‘humor’ at somebody else’s expense is never funny.

p.s.  Yes, having really bad migraine (as I’ve had today) often makes me especially humorless.  Also for the record, I found the Discover magazine "ice-boring mole" hoax of 1995 (I think that was the year) a hoot, especially the bit about how it attacked penguins from below.

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