Brookfield’s Merry Pranksters,

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June 1994 Issue [Readings]

Brookfield’s Merry Pranksters


From a list of prank phone calls compiled on April Fools’ Day by the receptionist at the Brookfield Zoo, in Brookfield, Illinois. The zoo estimates that it receives 2,000 prank calls each April Fools’ Day; the list below includes some of the “people” to whom callers asked to speak.

Arma Dilla
Al Gator
Bob Boone
Bob Katz
Buffy Low
Sally Mander
Flo Mingo
Ali Phant
Wally Russ
Ann Telope