#Flashlore 14

I hope that you didn’t fall for any jokes, lies or pranks on April Fools, last Saturday!

Did you know, in the United Kingdom all misdemeanours must cease at noon? After that, you’ll be the fool — and besides, it’s bad luck!

Painting of a sad jester, sitting on a bench with something that looks like a bellarmine jug.

Image: Wimbush, John Lewis (1854-1914). The Jester. Available HERE.

Suggested Reading: Hole, Christina (1995) The Dictionary of Folk Customs. Preview HERE.

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