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pH
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Mine is Everything You Do Is Right Day.

What's yours?

-pH

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Zeugma
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Mine is international talk like a pirate day!! We celebrate them in tandem, this year I got both a birthday AND a pirate balloon, and we went and played Pirate Mini Golf! And one of my presents was an eyepatch. Yarrrrr! [Big Grin]

It's also national butterscotch pudding day. [Smile]

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National Memo Day and National Waiters/Waitresses Day.

My husband's is Card Playing Day and National Chocolate Day (I think I like his better!)

My daughters' are Go For Broke Day (strangely appropriate if you know Emma) and Kindergarten Day.

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Hee hee! Mine is National Nude Day! Hee hee hee! [Big Grin]
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National Cherry Popsicle Day
*squee*

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August 9th

Nagasaki was destroyed and Nixon resigned.

Don't think any of those deserve a US holiday though.

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Hmm, national Cuckoo Warning Day.... odd.
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Corwin
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June 26 is . . . . National Chocolate Pudding Day.

I guess it's ok...

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Great.

quote:

January 10 is . . . . Peculiar People Day

Thanks for bringing that up. [Roll Eyes] [No No]
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Festival Of Popular Delusions Day

Not on that site, but it's also World Environment Day and Denmark's Constitution Day (which is neat, cause I have some Danish heritage).

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So, who actually got to decide that these were holidays? For the most part, I've never heard of them.
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national potato chip day 2 days before pH apparently, spooky
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Something on a stick day... Hmmmm.
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National Popcorn Day. [Cool]
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Flag Day!
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Pecan and Waffle Day!

Whoo Hoo!
Another reason for a trip to IHOP!

FG

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quote:
Originally posted by Amanecer:
Hee hee! Mine is National Nude Day! Hee hee hee! [Big Grin]

Hey - that's my dad's birthday, too. My older daughter's birthday is the day before - Fool's Paradise Day. My dad actually was disappointed that I hadn't tried to "wait" 4 more hours so she could be born on his birthday. (No, Dad, giving birth doesn't work that way. It's not generally something you want to do for longer than necessary.)
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I don't know what it says on your link, but mine is New Year's Day in Gondor.
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Tante Shvester
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Clerihew Day

Tante Shvester
Is a Hatrack jester
She can't get enough
Of threads filled with fluff.

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Mine is Latest Novelties Day. My boyfriend's is Neither Rain Nor Snow Day.
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My birthday is the day that the first birth control clinic opened in the US. I'd like to make it Birth Control Awareness Day. [Big Grin]

It's also Dictionary Day.

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Mine is Eat What You Want Day and Twilight Zone Day. [Confused]
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Johnny Appleseed Day and Worship of Tools Day
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quote:
July 13 is . . . . Fool's Paradise Day
One day ahead of national nude day. ratz.
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National Buttercrunch Day

But it's also the day US presidents are Innaugurated.

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Mine is Ferris Wheel Day and National Heart to Heart Day

These are only slightly less common than the silly Valentine's Day Holiday that my birthday happens to fall on every year - what a co-ink-i-dink!

-V

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quote:
Originally posted by Zeugma:
Mine is international talk like a pirate day!! We celebrate them in tandem, this year I got both a birthday AND a pirate balloon, and we went and played Pirate Mini Golf! And one of my presents was an eyepatch. Yarrrrr! [Big Grin]

It's also national butterscotch pudding day. [Smile]

Dude that's awesome! Did you go to the golf place on Rte 13? It's fun!!

My birthday is National Pigs in a Blanket Day which doesn't work because I'm a vegetarian.. O well.. I think it's also National Secretary's Day or something.

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<Edit>: Sorry! April 29th </edit>
* International Dance Day.
* Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.)
o The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
o Greenery Day (1989-2006).
o Shōwa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
* Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
* Bahá'í Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridván.

There it is, no cool holidays, but TONS of cool events happened on that day.

[ October 11, 2006, 04:55 PM: Message edited by: BlackBlade ]

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Mine is Charles Dickens Day! Yea! I love him!

[ October 11, 2006, 05:17 PM: Message edited by: MandyM ]

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Mine is the anniversary of MLK jr.'s death. And Tell-A-Lie Day.
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Mine is National Cheesecake Day. I actually don't like most cheesecake that much.
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April 24: Also the day that the Greeks entered Troy using the Trojan Horse. (1184 BC)

The day the first IBM PC appeared. (1981)

AND the day the current Pope was inaugurated. (2005)

It's also 24 Hour Comics Day. What that is, I'm not entirely sure.

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Haha, kojabu, we totally did!! They played "Pirates of the Caribbean" three times while we were there! [Big Grin]

And you can SO make veggie pigs in blankets! Just gotta use the right brand of not-dog, one that stands up well to baking. So far I've tried the Quorn ones with not much success, but some of the nice juicy ones would do great. [Smile]

The really hard part is finding a replacement for the crazy-chemicals-hydrogenated-corn products-white sugar Pillsbury rolls. I don't think Greenstar has anything, and getting to unroll those little triangles is the best part! [Big Grin]

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Peculiar People Day

Yep, that sounds about right.

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March 4th - Holy Experiment Day. Odd stuff.
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August 18th - Bad Poetry Day

Oh freddled gruntbuggly, thy micturations are to me...

Nothing beats my sister's two daughters: one was born on April 15th, tax day, and the other was born on the anniversary of Black Tuesday, the day the stock market crashed in the 30s. Money on the brain, I guess...

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Log Cabin Day.
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Nov 23rd

National Cashew Day

Thanksgiving once every 7 years.

You have 40+ days to decide what y'all are getting me so it better be something good!

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quote:
September 6 is Fight Procrastination Day.
Shoot, I meant to do that this year.
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Wear something purple for peace day? Guess I'll be wearing red on my birthday.
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Interesting. Mine's "Garlic Day," which is surprisingly fitting, as garlic is a favourite flavour of mine.

It's also the anniversary of the start of the American Revolution, the fire at the Branch Dividian complex in Waco, TX, and the Oklahoma City Bombing. Sweet day.

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Lepruchaun Day. Fitting- my initials are ELF.
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Mine is Independence Day.
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grrr, mine is National Cheeseball Day. Could be worse I guess.
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Mine is. . . . National Hollerin' Contest Day

Periodically, I also share the birthday with Father's Day.

Mothers day is another one that occasionally shares with a birthday in my family. We're odd like that. [Smile]

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Blame Someone Else Day. I like it.
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Mine is National Lemon Cupcake Day. Guess I know what flavor of cake to get this year. Of course, I just missed out on National Chocolate Covered Anything Day. Darn it all.
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"Be Humble Day."

Oh, how horribly, horribly inappropriate.

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quote:
Originally posted by Tinros:
Lepruchaun Day.

Me too!

Guess we share a birthday. [Smile]

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The really hard part is finding a replacement for the crazy-chemicals-hydrogenated-corn products-white sugar Pillsbury rolls.
Baking powder biscuits make a great substitute for refrigerator biscuits (which is what my pigs-in-a-blanket recipe calls for.) And you can even use unbleached flour.
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