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  • April Fools Day or All Fools Day is the one day of the year when you are allowed to mercilessly prank your friends, family, and co-workers.

    一年一度的愚人節,在這天你可以無情地捉弄你的朋友、親人、和同事。

  • How exactly did this day come about?

    愚人節到底怎麼來的呢?

  • We don't actually know for sure what started this celebration of April Fools Day.

    我們其實不太確定是怎麼開始慶祝這個節日的。

  • References can be found as early as the 1500s, but these accounts are infrequent and not very detailed.

    參考文獻最早可以回溯至 16 世紀,但相關記載仍未充分詳盡。

  • Most popular theories that it began around 1582 in France, during the reformation of the calendar.

    最廣為流傳的說法是源於 1582 年,法國新曆法改革期間。

  • Before France adopted the Gregorian Calendar, they celebrated New Years for eight days.

    在法國採用公曆前,他們慶祝新年八天。

  • Beginning on March 25th and ending on April 1st.

    3 月 25 日開始,4 月 1 日結束。

  • When they switched calendar systems, the 8th day moved from April 1st to January 1st.

    採用新曆法後,這八天改為從 1 月 1 日算起。

  • Because they didn't have internet, phones, social media and a mail system, a lot of people didn't hear about this change until years later.

    因為沒有網路、電話、社群媒體和郵件,許多人在多年後才發現曆法已改變。

  • Those that did not hear about the change continued to celebrate New Years in April.

    而當時那些不知道的人,仍然在四月份慶祝新年。

  • Others refused to celebrate it out of rebellion.

    另外,因循守舊的反對派,也仍在 4 月 1 日慶祝新年。

  • Those who had been informed of the change and adjusted their calendars began to make fun of these fools who were uninformed or rebellious.

    那些知道曆法改變並遵循新規的人開始嘲笑這些笨蛋的無知和叛逆。

  • This harassment evolved into a tradition of playing pranks on the 1st day of April and this spread to other countries.

    這種嘲笑漸漸演變成在 4 月 1 日惡作劇的傳統,甚至蔓延至其它國家。

  • However, April Fools Day was already established in England, which didn't switch calendar systems until 1752.

    然而,英國的愚人節早在其 1752 年變更曆法之前就已經存在。

  • Also, people were already engaging in pranks and light-heartedness around this time of the year, long before the French switched their calendar systems.

    而且,早於法國更改其曆法前,人們就喜歡惡作劇、開些無傷大雅的玩笑。

  • Such as in the case of the ancient Roman festival of Hilaria.

    像是古羅馬的 Hilaria 節慶。

  • Modern celebrations of April Fools Day have slightly different traditions depending on the country you are in.

    現今,愚人節習俗因國家不同而有些許差異。

  • But they all have the similar theme of pranking or humiliating individuals.

    但都包含類似的惡作劇、耍人的橋段。

  • In France, they try to tape an image of a fish to your back without you noticing.

    在法國,法國人會偷偷地把魚形紙板貼在你的背後 ( 註:愚人節法文「Poisson d'avril」意為四月魚)。

  • And in Portugal, they throw flour at you.

    而葡萄牙人會向你丟麵粉。

  • In England, you are only supposed to pull jokes until noon and if you pull a joke after noon, you are called an April Fool.

    在英格蘭,你只能在早上捉弄別人,如果你等到午後才這麼做,大家會笑你是四月傻瓜。

  • In the United States and Britain, even popular media outlets and companies have been known to get involved in the fun.

    在美國和英國,甚至一些知名媒體和企業也以在愚人節對別人惡作劇為樂。

  • In 1996, Taco Bell announced that it had purchased the Liberty Bell from the city of Philadelphia and was going to rename it The Taco Liberty Bell.

    1996 年,塔可鐘宣布它已經買下費城的自由鐘,還打算重新命名它為塔可自由鐘。

  • In 1992, npr claimed that Richard Nixon would be running again for president.

    1992 年,美國國家電視台宣稱理查·尼克森將再次競選總統。

  • British publication The Guardian, famously pranked the public in 1977 when they said that a semicolon-shaved island in the Indian Ocean had been discovered.

    英國報社 The Guardian 在 1977 年曾向大眾開玩笑,表示已在印度洋發現分號形狀的島嶼。

  • This hoax is credited for launching the trend of April Fools Day pranks by British tabloids.

    這起惡作劇被英國小報稱作是愚人節捉弄人的始祖。

  • So, hopefully you now know a little more about the history of April Fools Day or at least what we think the history of it is.

    所以,希望你們現在更了解愚人節的由來,至少我們相信這段歷史是真的。

  • Now that we are at the end of this video, you might be wondering if all this information is accurate, seeing that it is a video about April Fools Day.

    在影片的最後,你可能會懷疑你所得到的資訊是否正確,畢竟這是一部關於愚人節的影片。

  • Yeah! It's accurate.

    是的!正確。

  • But seriously, it's accurate. I...I wouldn't do that to you.

    不過,真的是正確的。我...我不會捉弄你啦。

April Fools Day or All Fools Day is the one day of the year when you are allowed to mercilessly prank your friends, family, and co-workers.

一年一度的愚人節,在這天你可以無情地捉弄你的朋友、親人、和同事。

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愚人節的由來 (The History of April Fools Day)

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