April Fool’s Jokes
April 1, 2011 by staff
April Fool’s Jokes, (AFP) – Britons face a lot of jokes right royal fish April Friday with a day left pretending to approve of monarchy and a survey saying parents were true rename their children William and Kate.
A few weeks before the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the British were also asked to believe that the opposition Labour Party held its own street party to mark the impending marriage of leader Ed Miliband.
With the news dominated by the royal wedding, the British newspapers and pollsters used the occasion to poke fun at the light of mounting enthusiasm.
The leftist newspaper Guardian readers taken against the foot with an editorial saying it had abandoned its traditional hostility of the royal family.
Under the title “The magic of the monarchy,” the Guardian said it was “shake years of Republicanism mean to recognize and celebrate the crucial role played by the royal family in British national life.”
“Few things, after all, are more likely to boost the morale of Britain besieged public sector workers or claimants as the spectacle of Kate Middleton is sure to be spectacular wedding dress,” he said.
Comments later in the piece on starting a wedding blog for 24 hours and correspondents in certain regions less reminiscent of the media world, including North Africa “gave the game away.
Moreover, an “investigation” by pollsters ComRes said that percent of people aged 16-18 had asked the University of St Andrews in Scotland, where William and Kate met, “to try to find a wife.”
He also said that five percent of parents had renamed their children William and Kate, while 55 percent of single women confessed to having googled “Prince Harry marital status” to check if the younger brother William was married.
He said the poll was commissioned by “lifestyle reflection Parl Folio” – an anagram of April fool.
EasyJet budget joined the fun, reporting that it had discovered the newlyweds are spending the first days of their honeymoon in Scotland after a “Mr. and Mrs. Wales’ bought two flights to Edinburgh.
William official title is Prince William of Wales.
In non-royal April fool’s joke, right Daily Telegraph said it had seen a secret memo of the work with a ten-point plan to celebrate May wedding of Ed Miliband.
“As you all know now, Britain will celebrate an even bigger event than the royal wedding in London on April, namely, the civil ceremony uniting Ed and Justine, 27 May,” said the e mail with a joke Flora Lopi – another anagram of April Fool.
The large format independent said the Portugal Football Cristiano Ronaldo was to travel to Spain to help relieve the debt crisis in his country and Britain was beginning to tax fresh air.
He said Real Madrid winger Ronaldo had decided to “act like a patriot” and lacking in the Spanish national team, clearing the debt of his country ravaged by € 160,000,000 (227 million).
Mirror reporter Flora Olip “revealed that the British government was to introduce a” gasp “bill to raise taxes of fresh air.
And the Daily Express reported that British society has developed a walker Zimmer amendment that incorporated a skateboard for retirees who wanted something “a little faster.”
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