Did You Remember Wednesday Was April Fools' Day? Britain's Guardian was out with an edible edition. Then there was a 1-day promotion that was for real. Burger King in Japan sold flamed-grilled cologne. A bottle cost about $40 and included a burger.
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Did You Remember Wednesday Was April Fools' Day?

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Did You Remember Wednesday Was April Fools' Day?

Did You Remember Wednesday Was April Fools' Day?

Did You Remember Wednesday Was April Fools' Day?

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Britain's Guardian was out with an edible edition. Then there was a 1-day promotion that was for real. Burger King in Japan sold flamed-grilled cologne. A bottle cost about $40 and included a burger.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne with a look back at April Fools' jokes. Britain's Guardian was out with a new edible edition, a paper that could feed your mind and your body. And it's gluten free. Samsung marketed the Galaxy Blade Edge, a smartphone so sharp it can serve as a chef's knife. Then there was a one-day promotion that really did happen. Burger King in Japan sold burger-scented, flamed-grilled cologne. A bottle costs about $40, but it included a burger. It's MORNING EDITION.

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