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april_fool day - BBC Learning English 6 Minute English...

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BBC Learning English 6 Minute English April Fool's Day 6 Minute English © bbclearningenglish.com 2009 Page 1 of 4 Kate: Hello, I’m Kate Colin and this is 6 minute English. Today I'm joined again by Jackie Dalton. Hi Jackie. Jackie: Hi Kate Kate: As you may know, yesterday, April 1 st was April Fool's Day! Jackie : Well, to be honest, I completely forgot …. .until I was caught out that is… Kate : Oh no – what happened? Jackie : Well, my flatmate changed my clock so I ended up getting up a whole hour earlier than I needed to. I only realised just before I was about to leave the house and I heard the time on the radio. I felt quite silly! Kate : Oh dear, but at least you were nice and early for work. I bet you'd have preferred an extra hour in bed though. Well April Fool's Day is the one day of the year when we are all allowed to have some fun and play a few jokes on our friends and colleagues. Newspapers, radio stations and even large companies have their share of fun as well. But before we go any further, here' s my question for this week: In the UK on April Fool's Day, we are traditionally allowed to play jokes on people until what time. Is it: a) midnight b) midday c) 4 o'clock
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6 Minute English © bbclearningenglish.com 2009 Page 2 of 4 Jackie : answer Kate : OK, we'll see if you answered correctly at the end of the programme. Next we're going to hear from our colleague Carrie as she tells us what usually happens on April Fool's Day. See if you can hear how she describes the jokes that are played on people? Carrie
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