Bytesized | 1 April 2015 – April Fools

The 1st of April brings with it fun, pranks, wtf moments and fails. Here is our round up of the best of April Fools stuff on the interweb. But first let’s look at some real news.

OxfordDictionaries.com has some interesting updates

Leo verb to achieve something after years of trying: “I feel like I’ve Leoed this morning; I finally passed my driving test.” [from the name of Leonardo DiCaprio, with allusion to his winning the 2016 Academy Award for Best Actor after six unsuccessful nominations.]

social fleedia noun a situation in which  one or more social media users choose to close their accounts: “Commentators are seeing a huge rise in millennials encouraging social fleedia.”

Click here to view the entire new word list Obviously this is an April Fool’s prank but I think Leo’d is an awesome word to add my vocab.

VIDEO check out the Top 5 pranks from The Office

Jim’s pranks on Dwight are the best. Skip the intro and start watching from the 20 mark.

DID YOU KNOW that for today you can use Google Maps to go to funky town?

google maps visit funky town

google maps funky town

This year, pegman, is turned into a disco dancing dude. Go to the Google Maps app on your phone and click on “Take me to funky town”. Get ready for some disco, disco ala Zohan style.

IMAGE(s) great April Fools pranks and fails

a) Autocorrect is your friend

b) Fail Whale

c) Get comfy while you watch your coworkers do this

d) Just don’t press enter

Now go forth and enjoy your day


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