Shudder. April Fools’ Day is upon us. The one day when you can’t trust anybody, not even the person who gave birth to you and put you through college.
It’s also the one and only day when brand marketing peeps gleefully get to put their “evil genius” minds to work to come up with the best possible “gotcha” pranks to get our knickers in a twist.
Here’s a roundup of our favourite jokes that made us wish we thought of them ourselves. ‘Til next year!
Jetstar adopts Singlish as official language
What’s the one way to become the choice airlines for Singaporeans? Speak their language, of course.
Budget airline Jetstar released a video announcing its decision to adopt Singapore’s creole as its official language on March 31, and man did it get the whole nation excited, although not for long.
It was confirmed on Friday morning that the whole campaign was just an elaborate joke lah.
The world’s first ghost-catching device
Got some unexplainable X-Files stuff going on at home? Well, I guess you won’t be calling the Ghostbusters gang, since you can now have your own ghost-catching device courtesy of Sony.