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Thanksgiving Day Traditions
'It's St. Patrick's Day, Ms. Welk. If anyone wants me, I'll be on the greens.'
A young George Washington has his fortune told.
4th of July: United States of Covid
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Food & Family
'Just think. . . future generations of Americans will observe July 4 in an orgy of fireworks, beer and barbeque. . .'
"Wow! Labor Day already?"
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Charon rowing a boat of turkeys to their deaths.
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'It's perfectly natural to have anxiety attacks this time of year.'
'It's Labor Day. Mom expects you to take us out to dinner.'
'To celebrate Labor Day, you should first have a job!'
"It must be nice," I say to the mailman on each and every national holiday, "Having yet another day off."
'Where did you hear that it's a tradition to decorate a cherry tree on the 4th of July?'
The First Thanksgiving
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Diabetic pancreas celebrates Labor Day
"For the glory of God Almighty, and in the names of the munificent King and munificent Queen of Spain, I do on a day—either a Friday preceding or a Monday directly following a weekend that is earlyish in but toward the middle of October—in this year of our Lord, 1492, claim this land."
"I need Cyber Monday off."
"I'm going to need more than a day."
"How about if I just buy you fifteen dollars worth of candy?"
'It's a tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength and prosperity of our country.'
"...And now, a song for Thanksgiving..."
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