Promoted

Don’t Be An April Fool

April Fools’ Day may be all fun and games for some, but only an April fool doesn’t take capitalization and punctuation seriously. A handy cheat sheet for the day, brought to you by your friendly neighborhood copy editor.

1. April Fools’ Day: April 1, a day of tomfoolery and merriment.

2. April fool (lowercase “f”): the butt of a joke or trick played on April Fools’ Day OR such a joke or trick.

Like Sony’s sweet new headphones for cats.

3. Again, April Fools’: a day.

4. April fool: this delightful Sprite and soy sauce concoction.

5. A refresher: April Fools’ is a day in April.

6. April fool: this guy, whose roommate doused the furniture in Pam.

7. One more time, for good measure. April Fools’ Day is a day.

8. April fool: a joke that may or may not ensure your place in the depths of hell.

9. Find more awesome April fools here.

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

Copy chief at BuzzFeed dot com. I like fixing words and looking at words and writing words. Cats too.
 
  Your Reaction?
  REACT WITH GIF
 

    Contributions

    Here Are The Top Stories
    • Mullah Omar, the Taliban's reclusive leader, died more than two years ago, Afghan officials say. The Taliban hasn't commented.
    • Officials released new footage proving Sandra Bland was "alive and well" when her mugshot was taken. The release aims to counter social media rumors that she was deceased in the photo.
    • Michel Platini, the current UEFA president, will be a candidate in the 2016 FIFA election to replace Sepp Blatter ⚽️
    Get The News App

    Hot Buzz

    Show Us Your Harry Potter–Inspired Tattoos!

    collection

    Which Graphic Novel Affected You The Most?

    collection

    Now Buzzing