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The four best April Fools jokes of 2012

Dynamic Business is bringing you our top stories from 2012 over the break. Here were the four best pranks pulled on April 1.

This year April Fools was tucked away at the weekend, but the unfortunate timing hasn’t stopped some savvy businesses from making a statement and generating some added publicity.

Here are the best four April Fools jokes businesses pulled this year:

1. The IKEA allen key fool

IKEA alerted customers to a fake product recall yesterday, saying it had sold some the incorrect left-handed allen keys between 01/01/12 and 31/03/12.

“To exchange your incorrect key, we’ve provided a swap box at the store entrance today, April 1,” IKEA said in the ad, published online and in newspapers.

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Michelle Sammuthttp://www.dynamicbusiness.com.au
Michelle Sammut is an intern at Dynamic Business. She is completing a Communication and Media degree at The University of Notre Dame majoring in Journalism and English Literature. She likes news and community radio, writing and quiet time.