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Pancake Day

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Celebrated on the day preceding Ash Wednesday, residents of the UK and other countries like to eat pancakes on Shrove Tuesday, as a final feast on ingredients such as sugar, fat and eggs, whose ...

cranky co-worker's day

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In honor of all the complaining and just plain cranky co-workers you have to endure all year, October 27th is International Cranky Co-Worker's Day - the day to let them go with it and enjoy their ...

Great American Smokeout

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Observed every year since 1977, the Great American Smokeout takes place on the third Thursday of November. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, smokers are urged to quit smoking for 24 hours. ...

Singles Day

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Singles Day (One's Day or Guang Gun Jie in Chinese) is a Chinese pop culture holiday on November 11 for people who are single. Its origins are at various universities in Nanjing during the 1990s. It ...


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Coined by teenagers in California in 1971, 420, pronounced four-twenty, refers to the consumption of cannabis and cannabis-smoking subculture. By extension, 20 April has become an annual day for ...

Pepero Day

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Pepero Day (빼빼로 데이) is an observance in South Korea similar to Valentine's Day. It is named after the Korean snack Pepero and held on November 11, since the date "11/11" resembles four sticks of ...

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