Articles Tagged with April Fools

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Scotland’s voters in favor of a second vote for independence have purchased the mothballed U.S. Declaration of Independence.

A Scottish “man on the street” was heard to say, “they weren’t using it anymore anyway, so we bought it. Americans will sell anything for the right price – their liberty, independence, health, and their children’s welfare – and it was going for a song, so we sang. We did refrain from offering them our bagpipes, which might have, ur, scotched the deal.

Read more about Scotland and its Brexit fall-out, aka Scotch Eggsit, ScootVotey McVoteface, and more:

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He who is always his own counseller will often have a fool for his client.” [Source: Shapiro, “The Oxford Dictionary of American Legal Quotations,” citing Port Folio (Philadelphia, Aug. 1809, at 132.]

Not a day goes by when I don’t:

1) Read about someone who made a BIG mistake thinking s/he knew everything about drafting contracts, wills, and other legal documents.