Weird March Holidays

Introduction:

Holiday cards are readily available for the likes of St. Patrick's Day. But cards probably don't exist for any of these silly holidays. Here are five crazy holidays guaranteed to blow you away in the March winds. Hold onto your hat!

March 1 Is National Pig Day

Oink! Oink! Do you have a pet porker? Show him off with pride today. Pigs are intelligent, endearing and -- begging your pardon -- they love to hog the limelight. Put your pot-bellied pal in a pet harness and take him for a stroll. Just don't lapse into the childhood verse "this little piggie went to market..."

March 3 Is If Pets Had Thumbs Day

Can you imagine your pet porker with opposable thumbs? More likely your animal pal is a furball such as a cat or dog. New meaning would be given to the expression cat fight. "In this corner, weighing in at sixteen pounds, is one tiger of a cat, Fluffy. In the opposite corner, challenger Felix is adjusting his tuxedo..." You get the picture.

March 22 Is National Goof Off Day

Uh, isn't this every day of the year for many?! If not, give your hard-working self a break today. Sleep in. Watch something mindless on TV -- "The View" constitutes mindlessness for some... Or better yet, nothing says National Goof Off Day like thumb wrestling does. In reality your pooch does not sport thumbs -- you'll have to find a human being for this activity.

March 25 Is Pecan Day

Spring has finally sprung, so it's time to go a little nutty. It's Pecan Day! Did you know that the pecan is the only nut tree that is native to North America? Pre-heat your oven and make a pecan pie. You can use a little activity after goofing off so much three days earlier.

March 31 Is Bunsen Burner Day

End your month with a bang! Well, not literally. Surely you remember those bunsen burners from chemistry class. The inventor of the bunsen burner, German chemist Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen, was born on this date in 1811. Spend your day contemplating the marvels of the bunsen burner; you can use it to warm up a slice of left-over pecan pie. Just don't be a pig about it. Oink!




Final Thoughts

"Beware the Ides of March, Caesar." If you are not familiar with this quote, take some time after goofing off on March 22 and read Shakespeare's historical play "Julius Caesar." March 15, AKA the Ides of March, marks the date in 44 B.C. in which Julius Caesar was assassinated. "Et tu, Brute?"


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