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¡Inocente Inocente!

| Posted in Christmas traditions festivals, hispanic, Spain, spanish, traditions

Today is El Día de los Santos Inocentes in Spain and other Hispanic countries, their equivalent of April Fools Day.  But it goes deeper than that as it has its roots in the story of Christmas when Herod ordered the killing of all baby boys, and Mary and Joseph escaped with Jesus having been warned in a dream to flee.

Find out more here in English or here in Spanish

Here, a man who runs a joke shop talks about the types of jokes people buy

And this clip shows an ‘inocentada’ involving a mouse!

Even the Simpsons get in on the act!


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