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Spanish and Latin American countries make light of the sad story by pulling pranks and reciting a poem after someone has been fooled.
In complicating the distinction between fooling and being fooled,
3 : to spend time in an aimless way <We fooled around in the playground before school.>
Probably the most famous April Fool's day stunt was carried out in 1957 when Richard Dimbleby did a report on Panorama about the failure of the spaghetti tree harvest in Italy, which had thousands of people fooled.
In 1997 millions were fooled by an email from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which said the internet was closing down for spring-cleaning.