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April Fools' Day - Post any Polish Newspaper Hoax Stories Here


InWroclaw 89 | 1,915
1 Apr 2014 #1
Prima aprilis

Top 100 Hoaxes around the world from years gone by: museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/aprilfool/

Made me smile:

Burger King published a full page advertisement in the April 1st edition of USA Today announcing the introduction of a new item to their menu: a "Left-Handed Whopper" specially designed for the 32 million left-handed Americans

If you spot any April 1st spoof stories in the Polish press or media, please post here with a translation !
anthonyc
1 Apr 2014 #2
One of these is a tease... the others are true:)
inside-poland/t/its-april-1-but-which-story-from-poland-is-true/
OP InWroclaw 89 | 1,915
1 Apr 2014 #3
It must be the musical, but there is a musical about him in other countries, or maybe it's an opera or something like that. Thanks for the tip about the site Inside Poland -- useful!
szczecinianin 4 | 345
1 Apr 2014 #4
Here is a round up of April fool hoax stories for 2013:

April fools day is alive in well in Poland, with both local and national media having a bit of fun with their own April Fools articles.
We've had a quick look across the web today to make this review of what pranks the Polish media have tried to pull on their readers:

wroclawuncut.com/2014/04/01/polish-april-fools-round

(or suspected ones, some may turn out to be true)
OP InWroclaw 89 | 1,915
1 Apr 2014 #5
Here is a round up of April fool hoax stories for 2013

Nice one, thank you.
szczecinianin 4 | 345
1 Apr 2014 #6
A good exercise in an EFL class is to mix up April fools stories with true ones and get them to work out which are real and which are hoaxes.

Often real life turns out to be stranger than fiction.
OP InWroclaw 89 | 1,915
1 Apr 2014 #7
And here's a roundup of the spoofs in the UK papers, including a mildly amusing story about edible pizza take away boxes.
ShawnH 8 | 1,507
1 Apr 2014 #8
Polish Bear Destroys Sobieski Vodka Inventory: Entire Town Mourns.


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