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Fake National ‘Holidays’ Are Absurd

Why I refuse to respect ‘National Lima Bean Respect Day’

Credit: Internet Brands

Are you thrilled that May 3 is National Lumpy Rug Day? Can you hardly wait for National Dance Like a Chicken Day on May 14? Me, neither.

My old newspaper seldom allowed reporters to write about fake holidays like National Lima Bean Respect Day (yes, that’s a real holiday — or, rather…

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