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What’s The Deal With Presidents’ Day?

Presidents’ Day is celebrated as a federal holiday on the third Monday in February. It is usually commemorated in the United States by the closure of government offices, no school, and plenty of mattress sales. However, if you ask people what the holiday is about, you might be surprised by some of the answers. For instance, which President is being remembered? By the name, you might think it is all Presidents of the United States. The apostrophe at the end of the word would indicate that its meaning is plural – as in more than one President. However, some people spell it President’s Day, meaning one President. It’s all very confusing. Here are the answers to some perplexing questions on this national holiday.

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Posted by Jimm - February 17, 2014 at 2:02 pm

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The President’s Day Quiz

Today is President’s Day.  While this holiday was meant to be a day honoring the men who served as President of the United States, both past and present, most people look at it as a day off, no school for the kids, or a time to go buy a mattress.  Others look at it as a day another bill won’t be showing up in your mailbox. Your mom might even be baking a cherry pie today, but there is actually a lot more to know about the Presidents.  How much do you really know about the Presidents of our country?  Did they teach you any of this in school?  Have we completely lost touch with this holiday?  Here is a quiz to test your knowledge. Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - February 21, 2011 at 11:24 am

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