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Monday, September 4, 2017

SOME WEIRD SEPTEMBER HOLIDAYS


You're right, I should have run this on Friday, the 1st.  That would have been difficult, however, since I didn't write it until Saturday, the 2nd.

I assume you were on the phone all day on the 1st, in honor of Emma M. Nutt Day, the first woman telephone operator & that you celebrated International Bacon Day by pigging out on the 2nd.

Labor Day is today, so all you preggies out there feel free to go into labor!!

9/5 is Be Late for Something Day so just kick back & relax--no need to hurry.

9/7 is National Salami Day.  Take a bite out of life.

9/8 is Pardon Day.  The roots of this day go back to September 8, 1974. On this day, newly installed President Gerald Ford issued a Presidential Proclamation pardoning President Richard M. Nixon of any wrong doing related to the Watergate scandal.

9/9 is Teddy Bear Day.  Hug your teddy!!

9/11 is Make Your Bed Day.  I ignore this one.
I'll never forget 9/11, but it helps that is also No News is Good News Day.

9/13 is Defy Superstition Dayso go take a stroll under that ladder.  It's also Positive Thinking Day & I'm not positive I'm always thinking.

9/16 is National Play Doh Day, but that's not my favorite dough to play with.

9/17 is  Wife Appreciation Day.  Put her/me on a throne, wait on her/me & honor her/me!!

9/22 is Elephant Appreciation Day.  Good luck on finding a large enough throne.

9/23 is Dog in Politics Day.  Let me explain: In 1952, Richard M. Nixon was a candidate for Vice-President of the United States, running with Dwight D. Eisenhower.  Media speculation centered around an $18,000 campaign contribution, and speculation that Nixon may have used some for his personal use.  In a brilliant political maneuver, Nixon took his case to the American people.
On September 23, 1952, he gave a speech that directly addressed and explained the issue. He assured the public that he did not use any of the funds for personal use. Towards the end of the speech, he stated that his daughters had received a dog, which they named "Checkers", as a gift. He said they would keep the dog.
This speech quickly became known as the "Checkers" speech, and went on to be one of the better speeches in American political history. With "Checkers" the dog included in the speech, this day was sometimes referred to as Dogs in Politics Day.

9/27 is fishducky's birthday!!

9/28 is one of my favorites, Ask a Stupid Question Day.  Is why does Blogger keep changing colors a stupid question?
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            I can't find any good September cartoons, but football season starts this week:


















Rah!! Rah!! Rah!! Zis boom bah!! I hope you chuckled.  Ha!! Ha!! Ha!!----fishducky

 



19 comments:

  1. Loved them.
    And can so understand hiding the remote during sports games...

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    1. In some places that's a capital offense!!

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  2. I was just reading the September Days to my daughter this past weekend. Her birthday is the 23rd but its also "Singles Day". She said she can celebrate both! Any excuse for a party I guess.
    Lisa

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  3. I think I nailed 9/5--pretty much every day.
    Loved the football cartoons. If only quarterbacks could get restraining orders.

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    1. Would you like football to be a non-contact sport--like basketball?

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  4. I'm too tired to think of a good comment. At least you know I was here.

    Love,
    Janie

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  5. Who gets to decide on these holidays? Play Doh Day? Really?

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    1. I imagine the Play Doh people had something to do with that one!!

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  6. Ah, football, the game I love to ignore.
    I'll remember to bake a cake on your birthday.

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    1. The only problem with that is you'll eat it, not me!!

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  7. Wait! I missed International Bacon Day? I'm shocked that my son didn't notify me. If only to ask for a donation so he could celebrate.

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    1. Bacon Day can be celebrated any time!!

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  8. They have holidays for everything, I swear.
    Football season again. My mom will be happy. ;)

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    1. Minnesota teams and Florida teams--the two places she lives. At least last I heard--sports hold no interest for me at all. ;)

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