When you do a prank call – who is supposed – who is the joke supposed to be on?
To play a prank on his brother, Matt replaced the Windows system sounds with the voice that would eventually become Homestar.
The prank lasted until the two DJs came forward and announced that they had simply made it up for fun.
Everyone thought it was sweet; not so sweet when, as a prank, he began placing firecrackers in the neighbors' mailboxes.
Better still, the prank appears to have fooled a number of Arab readers, who commented on the story on the website!
If it was a prank to carry out the rle of the Burglar, it is time for it to end.
Had it not been for this, I should have punished the lad severely for the prank he has played.
I got up, and this prank makes sport at Alcal to this very day.
Bernard, I must request you never to play such a prank again.
She came stealing in early in the morning, looking a little pale and wild, but she hasn't played such a prank since.
"a ludicrous trick" [Johnson], 1520s, of uncertain origin, perhaps related to obsolete verb prank "decorate, dress up" (mid-15c.), related to Middle Low German prank "display" (cf. also Dutch pronken, German prunken "to make a show, to strut"). The verb in the modern sense also is from 1520s. Related: Pranked; pranking.