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  April Verch
April is featured in the March 2007 issue of Fiddler Magazine - a wonderful resource for fiddlers and fiddle fans - check it out!
Visit April's members page to download a version of "A River Boat's Gone" and "Bumblebee in a Jug" recorded live in June 2006 as a duet with a very special guest!
This eclectic recording is a testament to April's commitment to and mastery of various fiddle traditions, while it also highlights her interpretations of more contemporary influences.
www.aprilverch.com   (282 words)

  
  April Fools' Day: Origin and History
April Fools' Day, sometimes called All Fools' Day, is one of the most light hearted days of the year.
April Fools' Day is observed throughout the Western world.
The French call April 1 Poisson d'Avril, or "April Fish." French children sometimes tape a picture of a fish on the back of their schoolmates, crying "Poisson d'Avril" when the prank is discovered.
www.infoplease.com /spot/aprilfools1.html   (619 words)

  
  Urban Legends Reference Pages: April Fools' Day Origins
In Scotland, an April fool is called an April "gowk" — Scottish for cuckoo, an emblem of simpletons.
("April fish" refers to a young fish, thus one easily caught.) The French delight in shouting "Poisson d'Avril!" at the denouement of the foolery.
April Fools' pranking between students and teachers is an ongoing battle of wits, with kids favoring the timeworn standards of a tack on the chair, the "missing class" (kids hide under their desks when the teacher is momentarily called out of the room), or a springy fabric snake coiled in a can of nuts.
www.snopes.com /holidays/aprilfools/origins.asp   (1250 words)

  
  April - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days.
April's flowers are the daisy and sweet pea.
April in the Northern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent to October in the Southern Hemisphere and vise versa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/April   (665 words)

  
 April - Simple English Wikipedia
April is the fourth month of the year with 30 days.
Easter occurs on a Sunday between March 22nd and April 25th.
April begins on the same day of week as July in all years and also January in leap years.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/April   (117 words)

  
 Pieces of April (2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
April is the fl sheep of the Burns family, the one child of whom her mother has no fond memories.
Although from what we see of her, April seems to be a pretty decent young lady, it is obvious that her parents and her brother and sister harbor deep resentments towards her (her earlier involvement with drugs and drug dealers seems to be the primary cause of bitterness).
April is terrified of failure and her family members have little faith that she will be able to pull the event off.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0311648   (814 words)

  
 April 2002 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
April 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December
Various April Fool's hoaxes are perpetrated throughout the world, as is custom.
As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict intensifies, the United States repeats its demands to Israel that it should pull back its troops.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/April_2002   (454 words)

  
 April 19 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years).
Primrose Day (England) – primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
April 18 - April 20 - March 19 - May 19 – listing of all days
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/April_19   (1369 words)

  
 April Fools' Day: Origin and History
April Fools' Day, sometimes called All Fools' Day, is one of the most light hearted days of the year.
The Gregorian calendar was not adopted by England until 1752, for example, but April Fools' Day was already well established there by that point.
The French call April 1 Poisson d'Avril, or "April Fish." French children sometimes tape a picture of a fish on the back of their schoolmates, crying "Poisson d'Avril" when the prank is discovered.
www.factmonster.com /spot/aprilfools1.html   (616 words)

  
 April
Funeral service was held Saturday, April 3 for Robert Culver of Manly at the Bethel United Methodist Church in Manly with the Reverend Robert Cumings officiating.
Florence Burnette Knudtson was born April 29, 1924, in Mt. Valley Township, Winnebago County.
Gladys Elnora, the daughter of Edward and Emma (Jorges) Draves, was born on November 6, 1919, at Waltham, Minn. She died April 17, 2004, at Westview Care Center in Britt.
www.pafways.org /obituaries/forestcitysummit/2004/april.htm   (3670 words)

  
 April Fool's Day -- History, Traditions, and Foolishness
April Fool's Day thus developed into an international fun fest, so to speak, with different nationalities specializing in their own brand of humor at the expense of their friends and families.
For instance, a British short film once shown on April Fool's Day was a fairly detailed documentary about "spaghetti farmers" and how they harvest their crop from the spaghetti trees.
The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year.
wilstar.com /holidays/aprilfool.htm   (671 words)

  
 ELAINE'S APRIL'S FOOLS DAY PAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the Lake District, an April Fool is a - 'April noddy'.
In Cornwall, an April Fool is a 'guckaw' or 'gowk', another word for cuckoo (a bird).
An April Fool is called a 'fish' - 'poisson d'Avril' - and it is the custom to send friends a dainty present made up in the form of a small fish.
homepages.tesco.net /~derek.berger/holidays/aprilfool.html   (570 words)

  
 Relationship Advice, Dating Tips & Love Advice - expert guidance from April Masini
Nicknamed "the new millennium's Dear Abby" by the media, April is the best-selling author of four books: Think and Date Like A Man, Date Out Of Your League, 50 First Dates, and The Next 50 Dates; the renowned relationship advice expert behind the critically acclaimed Ask April advice column and www.AskApril.com...
Best-selling author and dating advice expert, April Masini tells you how paying close attention to what is being said non-verbally can give you a huge adva...
Ask April a question for FREE -- and get her personal advice -- with the purchase of any of April Masini's books.
www.askapril.com   (804 words)

  
 This Month In UFO History
Newspapers from April 1897 reported that the alien craft hit a windmill and was torn to pieces, along with its occupant.
On April 8th, a Rock Island police officer claimed that while on his east end beat, he was startled by the illuminated vessel a half mile overhead.
On Tuesday, April 25, 2001, a very strange object is reported by civilians and law enforcement officers in the evening skies near Waynesville, Ohio in Warren County.
www.rense.com /general50/tm_apr.htm   (7082 words)

  
 Japan Executive Search / Recruitment, Financial Careers
APRIL INTERNATIONAL has kept up with these developments and has been able to supply candidates with the required expertise and experience, even when the product specialty is a relatively recent development.
APRIL INTERNATIONAL is a team of highly motivated management consultants who specialize in the placement of domestic and international Accounting, Finance, Risk, Audit, IT Audit, Information Technology and Operations professionals within all industries.
It is our objective to see each and every one of our candidates thrive in the right environment, where he or she will remain an asset to our client company for many years to come.
www.aprilinternational.com /japan.html   (994 words)

  
 AskMen.com - April Hunter
Although some might find it laughable to use the terms "trailblazer" and "professional wrestling" in the same phrase, April truly is taking big steps for women in what is one of the most lucrative cultural industries of our time.
April Hunter was born September 24, 1971, in Philadelphia.
April's family moved frequently, and much of her youth was spent adjusting to new environments and finding new groups of friends.
www.askmen.com /women/models_100/130_april_hunter.html   (362 words)

  
 The History Place - This Month in History
He was the main strategist behind the failed Japanese attack on Midway Island in June of 1942, which turned the course of the war against Japan.
He was killed on April 18, 1943, after Americans intercepted radio reports of his whereabouts and shot down his plane.
However, on April 29, the seizure was ruled unconstitutional by a U.S. District Court.
www.historyplace.com /specials/calendar/april.htm   (4925 words)

  
 Celebrate! Holidays In The U.S.A. - April Fool's Day (April 1)
Others played tricks on them and called them "April fools." They sent them on a "fool's errand" or tried to make them believe that something false was true.
In France today, April first is called "Poisson d'Avril." French children fool their friends by taping a paper fish to their friends' backs.
The most clever April Fool joke is the one where everyone laughs, especially the person upon whom the joke is played.
stockholm.usembassy.gov /Holidays/celebrate/april.html   (360 words)

  
 April Wine - CanEHdian.com
April Wine are considered one of the most popular legends of the Canadian classic rock scenes.
April Wine - Information on the classic Canadian rock group including a band history, discography, links, tour dates and pictures.
April Wine @ Canconrox.com - The story of the band that captivated a country for two decades, with links and lyrics.
www.canehdian.com /genre/rock/a/aprilwine/main.html   (154 words)

  
 April Meeting
The April Meeting 2007 of the American Physical Society will take place in Jacksonville at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel.
The Hyatt Hotel is located on the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, adjacent to the Jacksonville Landing entertainment and shopping complex.
The daytime temperature in Jacksonville in April is 79 degrees; 55 at night.
www.aps.org /meetings/april/index.cfm   (303 words)

  
 April
April, the fourth month of the current Gregorian calendar and the second month of Spring's rule, derives its name from Aprillis, the Latin name for the ancient Roman love goddess Aphrodite.
The traditional birthstone amulet of April is the diamond, and the daisy and the sweet pea are the month's traditional flowers.
Buddha statues are ritually bathed and the water is thrown on the faithful to purify and "wash away" the evil spirits of the previous year.
www.fortunecity.com /greenfield/tigris/567/id58.htm   (1944 words)

  
 April 2003
On April 9 Borislav Paravac is elected as the new Serb member (and chairman) of the Presidency, taking office April 10.
On April 9 Rüütel approves the new cabinet, which retains Kristiina Ojuland as foreign minister, while Margus Hanson becomes defense minister, Margus Leivo interior minister, and Tõnis Palts finance minister.
In the new cabinet named on April 17 Mahmoud Hammoud becomes defense minister and is replaced as foreign minister by Jean Obeid.
rulers.org /2003-04.html   (942 words)

  
 Association of Programs for Rural Independant Living
The purpose of APRIL is to provide leadership and resources on rural independent living.
As a national membership organization, APRIL is dedicated to advancing the rights and responsibilities of people with disabilities in rural America by serving as a center of resources and by leading systems change.
Gonzales was among the ten original rural CIL directors that founded APRIL in 1986.
www.april-rural.org   (205 words)

  
 Friends of the Earth: Campaigns: Corporates: Case studies: APRIL - Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Limited
Since 1995, APRIL has logged over 220,000 hectares of Indonesian rainforest (about the one and a half times the size of Greater London).
APRIL has also been in conflict with local communities.
Detailed report revealing the destruction and social conflict caused by APRIL - and the paper merchants and financial institutions who have supported it.
www.foe.co.uk /campaigns/corporates/case_studies/april   (324 words)

  
 April Fool's Day or All Fool's Day   (Site not responding. Last check: )
April Fool's Day or All Fool's Day occurs annually on April 1.
The day is generally observed by playing a practical joke on a "victim" who soon becomes known as an April Fool.
This custom is thought to have started in France during the 16th century but the British are credited with bringing it to the United States.
www3.kumc.edu /diversity/other/aprlfool.html   (142 words)

  
 April 2003
On April 9 Borislav Paravac is elected as the new Serb member (and chairman) of the Presidency, taking office April 10.
On April 9 Rüütel approves the new cabinet, which retains Kristiina Ojuland as foreign minister, while Margus Hanson becomes defense minister, Margus Leivo interior minister, and Tõnis Palts finance minister.
In the new cabinet named on April 17 Mahmoud Hammoud becomes defense minister and is replaced as foreign minister by Jean Obeid.
www.rulers.org /2003-04.html   (1380 words)

  
 April Fool's Day Practical Jokes Gag Gifts
April Fools R Us April fools we be to fall for the practical jokes, hoaxes and pranks on April 1, the one holiday of the year we should be expecting shenanigans.
April fools come in various kinds, sizes, colors and ethnicities.
April Fools R Us offers practical jokes, gag gifts, holiday pranks, funny t-shirts and hoaxes on these pages for entertainment purposes only.
www.april-fools.us   (480 words)

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