People Wonder About Weird National Holidays

By Jerri Perry


Every person in Georgia knows that Confederate's Day is one of the weird national holidays. Some people do not care what this date stands for since they just want to take a day off with pay. There are many other strange dates floating around the world that people do not know about. Hug A GI Day, Friendship Day, Hug A Newsman Day, Clean Up Your Room Day, Lazy Day and Tell A Lie Day all make this unusual list.

After the Christmas holidays people are usually stuck with many unwanted fruitcakes in their refrigerators. This is the time that they will toss out this very nasty food item. Instead of throwing the cake into the garbage can many individuals will gather with their family and friends to throw it around like a football. These humans will also see which person can throw this nutty cake the fastest. This event usually happens on January 3rd.

The very smart individual loves National Trivia Day since they can really demonstrate their skills during this time. Everyone working within an office will take part in this "Jeopardy" like game. It is surprising if anyone will get any work done on January 4th.

Women everywhere really go crazy on January 8th since this is Male Watcher's Day. These ladies can really go down to any construction site in town and stare at the many men who are working there. If a woman is very bold she can ask on of these strong men to marry her. This has happened many times in the past but many of the guys never took these gals serious.

People who are looking for lasting relationships may want to check out Friendship Day. This is one time that lonely individuals can find ever lasting pals who will always be there for them. The date also permits individuals to reach out to strangers that live in their neighborhood.

On this date human beings take the time to do good deeds for others that are in need of help. Young people will deliver food and other items to senior citizens during this early part of August.

Military people really love it when someone gives them a good hug. These people are always putting their lives in danger for their fellow man. On March 4th individuals will take the time to shower them with gifts and acts of deep affection. Unfortunately not everyone is able to give them the kind of respect that they deserve and this is very sad. During the Vietnam War people would often spit on them when they returned to America. Hug A GI Day is one day that should happen in all parts of this world.

Tell A Lie Day is one of the weird national holidays that is on some calendars. This day allows people to really stretch the truth to others. At times people will have a contest in which everyone has the chance to make up a thrilling tale that will have everyone on the edge of their seat. All of these lies are only told on this particular day. The contest winners will surely collect a big prize for their hysterical and unusual stories.




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