The Word of the Month

Fool

April 2018

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Definitions

A fool: An imbecile; a victim of a trick or embarrassment.

To fool (somebody): To trick or deceive.

April Fools: A day for tricks and pranks.

A foolish timeline I

April 1: April Fools Day. Better to be a fool for a day than a schmuck for a lifetime.

April 13: US, UK and France launch missiles at Syria. War makes fools of us all.

April 19: In Cuba, Raul resigns. First non-Castro in power since 1959. No fooling!

April 20: International Cannabis Day. Should have scheduled this before the missiles, bro.

Foolish expressions

To fool around: To joke; to waste time; to engage in casual sexual contact.

A fool for love. Falls in love easily. Looking for more than just fooling around.

A fool's errand: A pointless task. See timeline section.

A foolish timeline II

April 24: Macron and Trump exchange homoerotic handshakes, and possibly fool around a bit.

April 27: North and South Korea begin historic peace talks. A fool's errand?

May 1st: Day off work to celebrate... work.

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

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