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    Happy Presidents Day

    Snow make up day for schools.

    Interesting opinion piece in my paper - Polk belongs on list of great presidents

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    I liked it better when all the Presidents weren't born on the same day.
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    Does anyone NOT get President's Day as a holiday? I thought most public sector people did? Just wondering... (since our Trivia was again not closed )
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    Quote Originally posted by Hink_Planner View post
    Does anyone NOT get President's Day as a holiday? I thought most public sector people did? Just wondering... (since our Trivia was again not closed )
    I worked today...well, I went to the office.
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    Quote Originally posted by Hink_Planner View post
    Does anyone NOT get President's Day as a holiday? I thought most public sector people did? Just wondering... (since our Trivia was again not closed )

    I worked today. Just so you know, if I'm working, I probably will forget that it's a holiday. As if I remember much of anything these days.
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    Quote Originally posted by giff57 View post
    I worked today. Just so you know, if I'm working, I probably will forget that it's a holiday. As if I remember much of anything these days.
    A good memory is not what it's cracked up to be...but it lends itself to plausible deny-ability.
    Last edited by Richmond Jake; 21 Feb 2011 at 8:32 PM. Reason: engrish
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    weather.gov made a big deal about calling the day Washington's Birthday in forecast products this year, since they realized that when the federal government approved the federal holiday as the 3rd Monday of February, they retained the observed holiday's name, Washington's Birthday. However, many state and local governments and businesses started calling it President's Day to distinguish it from Feb. 22.

    Regardless, today was my first day in my new internship. But since this one's in the private sector, no holiday here.
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    Presidenting is hard

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    Quote Originally posted by giff57 View post
    I worked today. Just so you know, if I'm working, I probably will forget that it's a holiday. As if I remember much of anything these days.
    I hear ya I was just giving you a hard time
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    I had yesterday off as a holiday (I work for a county government). Our next holiday is not until Memorial Day.
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    I was supposed to work yesterday, but the snow kicked my butt. We are still having issues with clearing snow around here!

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    This President's Day I celebrated the presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes. That dude had a totally bitchin' beard.
    "I am very good at reading women, but I get into trouble for using the Braille method."

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    I think in another 10 years there will no more "Presidents Day." There will be two separate holidays, "Patriot Freedom Loving President Day," celebrating conservative favorites, and "Progressive Freedom Loving President Day," celebrating liberal favorites.

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