And so we end another April Fools' Day with the promise that—as sure as death, taxes, the tide, and ubiquitous political scandals—there will be plenty of other off-beat employment cases to discuss next year. No joke.22Footnotes1Coker v. Whittington, 858 F.3d 304 (5th Cir. 2017), No. 17-516,cert. denied(S. Ct. Dec. 11, 2017).2Edwards v. Nicolai, 2017 NY Slip Op 6235 (N.Y. App. Div.