Month: September 2019

September 23, 2019 – NATIONAL FAMILY DAY – AUTUMNAL EQUINOX – NATIONAL GREAT AMERICAN POT PIE DAY – NATIONAL SNACK STICK DAY – NATIONAL TEAL TALK DAY – NATIONAL CHECKERS DAY AND DOGS IN POLITICS DAY – RESTLESS LEGS AWARENESS DAY – CELEBRATE BISEXUALITY DAY

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Serendipity

Serendipity – noun – the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.

synonyms: chance, happy chance, accident, happy accident, fluke

Defined as the faculty of making fortunate discoveries by accident, the word “serendipity” was first coined in 1754 by English author Horace Walpole in one of his more than 3,000 letters. In it, he explains that the root of his new word is taken from “The Three Princes of Serendip,” a Persian fairytale about princes who “were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things which they were not in quest of.” Past serendipitous discoveries include x-rays, helium, and what else? …read more

Paraprosdokian

A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence, phrase, or larger discourse is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. It is frequently used for humorous or dramatic effect, sometimes producing an anticlimax. Wikipedia

 
 
 

September 22, 2019 – NATIONAL ICE CREAM CONE DAY – CAR FREE DAY – NATIONAL ELEPHANT APPRECIATION DAY – HOBBIT DAY – NATIONAL LEGWEAR DAY – AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S DAY – NATIONAL CENTENARIAN’S DAY – NATIONAL GIRLS’ NIGHT IN DAY – NATIONAL WHITE CHOCOLATE DAY

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September 21, 2019 – NATIONAL SINGLES DAY – NATIONAL CHAI DAY – NATIONAL DANCE DAY – SEAT CHECK SATURDAY – PUPPY MILL AWARENESS DAY – RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP DAY – NATIONAL CLEANUP DAY – NATIONAL GYMNASTICS DAY – NATIONAL NEW YORK DAY – NATIONAL PECAN COOKIE DAY – BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ CLUB DAY FOR KIDS

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Treacle Mining

Treacle mining is the fictitious mining of treacle (similar to molasses) in a raw form similar to coal. The subject purports to be serious but is an attempt to test credulity. Thick black treacle makes the deception plausible. The topic has been a joke in British humour since the mid-19th century.

Read More at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treacle_mining

September 20, 2019 – NATIONAL PUNCH DAY – PEPPERONI PIZZA DAY – NATIONAL TRADESMEN DAY – NATIONAL POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY – NATIONAL FRIED RICE DAY – NATIONAL STRING CHEESE DAY

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September 17, 2019 – NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL HOUSE CLEANERS DAY – NATIONAL IT PROFESSIONALS DAY – CONSTITUTION DAY AND CITIZENSHIP DAY – NATIONAL APPLE DUMPLING DAY – NATIONAL MONTE CRISTO DAY

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NEW DAY PROCLAMATION |NATIONAL PAWPAW DAY – Third Thursday in September

NATIONAL PAWPAW DAY National Pawpaw Day on the third Thursday in September provides a taste of the great (forgotten) American fruit. Take a bite out of a creamy mango-banana flavored pawpaw to celebrate! Despite their tropical taste and appearance, many pawpaws grow natively in the United States. With over 60 varieties of pawpaw to choose […]

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“What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?”

“What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?”

R.E.M.’s song title refers to an incident in New York City in 1986, when two then-unknown assailants attacked journalist Dan Rather, while repeating “Kenneth, what is the frequency?”

Read More about the incident here: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=What%27s+the+frequency%2C+Kenneth%3F

 

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?” is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M. from their 1994 album Monster. It was the first single taken from the album, released three weeks later. It peaked at number 21 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 9 on the UK Singles Chart, and was the first song to debut at number one on Billboard Modern Rock Tracks.

See Also on Wikipedia: Dan Rather#”Kenneth, what is the frequency?”.

“This Is the Way We Roll”

“This Is the Way We Roll”

This Is the Way We Roll is a single released byHammer from the album Too Legit to Quit.[1]

The song was featured in the film, The Addams Family, and was performed by Hammer onSaturday Night Live. A music video was produced for the track as well.

Variations of this phrase have become a recent Catch Phrase

Read More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/This_Is_the_Way_We_Roll

 

 

September 15, 2019 – WIFE APPRECIATION DAY – NATIONAL CHEESE TOAST DAY – GREENPEACE DAY – NATIONAL FELT HAT DAY – NATIONAL DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER DAY – NATIONAL LINGUINE DAY – NATIONAL TACKLE KIDS CANCER DAY – NATIONAL ONLINE LEARNING DAY – NATIONAL CREME DE MENTHE DAY

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Pakistan Kashmir Solidarity Day

On February 5, 1990, Pakistanis protested against Indian rule in an armed uprising. More than 80,000 Kashmiris lost their lives during the demonstrations. Pakistan People’s Party Government leader Benazir Bhutto responded by declaring the day a public holiday. Along many of the major roads in the capital city, banners are displayed to show Pakistan’s solidarity with the Kashmirs. A five-minute period of silence is observed to remember those who were killed in the uprising. In addition, every province plans their own events, including rallies or processions, seminars, and speeches. Discuss
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September 14, 2019 – NATIONAL SOBER DAY – NATIONAL CREAM FILLED DONUT DAY – NATIONAL LIVE CREATIVE DAY – NATIONAL VIRGINIA DAY – NATIONAL EAT A HOAGIE DAY

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Bezoar – It’s a Medical Term

bezoar photo
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A bezoar is a mass found trapped in the gastrointestinal system, though it can occur in other locations.

A pseudobezoar is an indigestible object introduced intentionally into the digestive system.

There are several varieties of bezoar, some of which have inorganic constituents and others organic. The term has both a modern (medical, scientific) and a traditional usage.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bezoar

September 13, 2019 – DAY OF THE PROGRAMMER – NATIONAL BLAME SOMEONE ELSE DAY – NATIONAL PEANUT DAY – NATIONAL KIDS TAKE OVER THE KITCHEN DAY – NATIONAL HUG YOUR BOSS DAY – UNCLE SAM DAY – NATIONAL CELIAC DISEASE AWARENESS DAY – NATIONAL BALD IS BEAUTIFUL DAY

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NEW DAY PROCLAMATION | NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL HOUSE CLEANERS DAY – September 17

NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL HOUSE CLEANERS DAY National Professional House Cleaners Day on September 17th recognizes Professional Cleaners for the necessary and skillful trade they provide every day. In homes and business across the country, Professional Cleaners create healthier environments. This recognition day celebrates a career many may overlook or take for granted. While not everyone hires […]

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