Of course, my google search for "League for Truth and Veracity" turns up
The joke is definitely on yours truly. "League for Truth and Veracity",
This surely qualifies as the best April Fool joke in human history. My
congratulations to the joker, whoever he may be.
>From: "thomas mccormick" <tom_amity~at~hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: Jules Verne Forum <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>
>Subject: Re: April Fool's jokes
>Date: Sun, 02 Apr 2006 06:28:41 +0000
>Ridiculous! This group has no standing to sue anybody for cracking an April
>Fool joke. Besides which, they could never come close to summoning enough
>legal expertise to sue everybody who cracks such a joke.
>A bas any blue-nosed prigs who object to April Fool jokes on the grounds of
>"pagan origins". These are the same kinds of killjoys who forbid their
>children the fun of celebrating Hallowe'en because of its "pagan origins".
>Most of them, I notice, do not hesitate to put up Christmas trees or color
>Easter eggs, although the origins of those customs is every bit as "pagan".
>They also give flowers and candy and cards to their sweethearts on St.
>Valentine's Day, even though that custom goes back to the Roman holiday of
>Lupercalia (yes, "pagan"). And those who are American see nothing wrong in
>celebrating Thanksgiving Day, which derives from a Native American (hence
>originally "pagan") harvest festival.
>It is with the greatest of pleasure that I declare my intention to ignore
>these silly people and to urge others to do the same. In fact, I think I'll
>send them a copy of this email.
>OR IS THE SUPPOSED EXISTENCE OF THIS GROUP ANOTHER APRIL FOOL'S JOKE???? If
>so, the joke is on me, and I'm the one who's being blue-nosed!!! Somebody
>tell me if this is the case so I can laugh at myself - nothing would please
>>From: Christian Sánchez <chvsanchez~at~arnet.com.ar>
>>Reply-To: Jules Verne Forum <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>
>>To: "Jules Verne Forum" <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>
>>Subject: April Fool's jokes
>>Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2006 01:08:05 -0300
>>It seems these pranks will be banned worldwide:
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Received on Sun 02 Apr 2006 - 09:50:09 IDT