March 15 in History

March 15 in Pop Culture History March 15th is… Consumer Rights Day Dumbstruck Day Egg Cream Day Everything You Think Is Wrong Day The Ides of March Peanut Lovers Day Pears Helene Day Shoe the World Day True Confessions Day 44 BC – Gaius Julius Caesar was stabbed to death in the Roman Senate house […]

March 11 in History

March 11 in Pop Culture History March 11th is… Debunking Day Dream Day National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day Johnny Appleseed Day (also September 26) Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day Plumbing Day Promposal Day National 3-1-1 Day Worship of Tools Day 105 – Ts’ai Lun invented paper, in China. 1818 – Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus by […]

Christmas Trivia and The Reason For The Season

Christmas Trivia and The Reason For The Season The word Christmas originated as a compound word, meaning “Christ’s Mass”. It is derived from the Middle English Christemasse and Old English Cristes mæsse, a phrase first recorded in 1038. “Cristes” is from Greek Christos, and “mæsse” is from Latin missa (the holy mass). While it marks …

Christmas Trivia and The Reason For The Season Read More »

5 Staves of A Christmas Carol. Day One

5 Staves of A Christmas Carol. Day One “Marley was dead, to begin with.”  These six words may be, at least, one of the most famous lines in all of literature.  In 1843 Charles Dickens was short on funds.  In order to help himself make the money he needed, he came up with the idea …

5 Staves of A Christmas Carol. Day One Read More »

First Day of Winter December 21

Winter means many things different people.  For some it is the best season of the year.  The thoughts of snow and cold, ice and winds bring smiles to many a face.  For others those same thoughts bring a feeling of melancholy.  The cold weather and the short days, as well as the snow and ice …

First Day of Winter December 21 Read More »

Over 50 Christmas Jokes, Trivia, Facts and Quotes – Baby It’s Cold Outside

Over 50 Christmas Jokes, Trivia, Facts and Quotes – Baby It’s Cold Outside I bet Spider-Man could make a lot of money putting up Christmas lights for the citizens of New York City. Why do birds fly south for the winter? . . . Because it’s too far to walk. I only know “Dasher, Dancer, […]

The post Over 50 Christmas Jokes, Trivia, Facts and Quotes – Baby It’s Cold Outside appeared first on .

October 16 in History

October 16 in History October 16th is… Boss’s Day Department Store Day Global Cat Day (aka Feral Cat Day) National Dictionary Day National Liqueur Day National Sports Day On October 16, 1958 Patricia Bay Haroski (an employee of State Farm Insurance Company) registered Boss’s Day with US Chamber of Commerce. Haroski chose the date because it was …

October 16 in History Read More »