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This week's subject: April Fool's Day

April 01, 1998

Mexico, India, Sweden and the United States re only a few of the countries that have long had a special day for trickery and fun. Students and others can take learning to a new level at the Internet site called The World According to Student Bloopers. Some offerings: King David fought the Philatelists; Bach was the world's most famous composer and so was Handel; and Adam and Eve were created from an apple tree. Taking time for laughter is not only fun, but good for you. Jokes can excercise your intellect as well as your funny bone and scientists have even proven the health benefits of laughter. So have a little April Fools Day fun today by using the direct links on The Times' Launch Point Web site. Go to http//www.latimes.com/launch/

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