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Fri Dec 26, 2014, 04:25 AM

Daily Holidays - December 26

National Candy
 Cane Day Created around 1900, candy canes are now big business: Almost 2 billion are made each year for Christmas. The largest one ever created? A whopping 51-feet long. http://www.food.com/food-holidays/candy-cane-day-1226

Boxing Day Boxing Day is a holiday traditionally celebrated the day following Christmas Day, when servants and tradespeople would receive gifts, known as a "Christmas box", from their bosses or employers,[1] in the United Kingdom, Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Kenya, South Africa, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and other Commonwealth nations. Today, Boxing Day is the bank holiday that generally takes place on 26 December.

In South Africa, Boxing Day was renamed Day of Goodwill in 1994. Due to the Roman Catholic Church's liturgical calendar, the day is known as St. Stephen's Day to Catholics, and in Italy, Finland, and Alsace and Moselle in France. It is also known as both St. Stephen's Day and the Day of the Wren or Wren's Day in Ireland. In many European countries, including notably Germany, Poland, the Netherlands and those in Scandinavia, 26 December is celebrated as the Second Christmas Day.[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxing_Day

National Thank-you Note Day Today is National Thank You Day, the perfect opportunity to pause and express your gratitude for the people in your life. While an email is nice, and a phone call is fine, take five minutes and go the extra length with a hand-written note. It doesnít have to involve expensive stationery and a fountain pen; even a sheet of binder paper and a pencil will do the trick.

The beauty of a handwritten note is that itís a tangible and personal expression of your appreciation. It signifies that you took the time to focus solely on them, that you cared enough for the recipient to create something meant only for their eyes. They say that letter-writing a lost art, and like any artist, you are creating something that will last, both on a piece paper and in a personís memory. http://pencils.com/noteworthy-thoughts-with-thanks/

National Whiner's Day National Whiner's Day is on December 26th, the day after Christmas. It's supposed to encourage people to be grateful for what they already have. http://www.answers.com/Q/What_day_is_National_Whiners_Day

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Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Fri Dec 26, 2014, 09:41 AM

1. National Whiner's Day!

 

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Wow. A holiday just for DU!

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Response to bigwillq (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 26, 2014, 02:00 PM

2. If only it was a holiday FROM whining...

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Response to bigwillq (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 26, 2014, 04:49 PM

5. Oh, no......

You are going to make me whiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiine

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Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Fri Dec 26, 2014, 03:02 PM

3. Happy Boxing Day!

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Response to femmocrat (Reply #3)

Fri Dec 26, 2014, 04:46 PM

4. Great!

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