You do realise what day it is, right? April 1st is a chance for a bit of tomfoolery, especially for media types, and 2016 has already offered up a rich bowl of serious sillyness. Have you been caught out yet?
Here’s a some of the best one’s we’ve spotted…
Outrage at Pimms logo on Big Ben
Bong! Now it’s Pimm’s O’Clock on Big Ben.
New ‘Lick’ feature on OpenTable app
Allows you to lick food porn. Taste it before booking!
Lexus V-LCRO seats
Introducing the next advancement in man-machine interface…
Prince Philip to be deployed by royal family in dramatic Brexit intervention
In a Guardian exclusive, it is also revealed that the royals are annoyed with Boris Johnson because he prevents them driving around London in big Daimlers, and that Prince Harry would prefer Ant & Dec to speak for the family.
“Harry argues that the Saturday Night Takeaway presenters would reach a different demographic and be particularly appealing to “people in the north with accents””, the report claims.
US Election Insurance
If you live in the States but need to abandon your home and move to Canada for four years after November’s presidential election, Esurance has you covered.
Richard Wilkins punked with NZ superannuation charge
Kiwi expat Tricky Dickie does the sums when he hears of the New Zealand government’s April 1st announcement that they are grabbing 10% of the super funds held by kiwis living overseas, live on the Today Show.
Check out the clip, here
Quilted Northern Rustic Weave toilet paper
“Artisanally crafted toilet paper” that’s “genuinely tree to toilet.”