Thursday, December 27, 2007

TT - Crazy January Holidays

With the end of the year rapidly approaching (and given the really crappy week I've had) I thought it was high time to begin looking forward, and what better to perk up a cold, dark, dreary January day than more holiday celebrations. I bet you didn't know about these:

January 1 First Foot Day and Z Day - Umm, what happened to plain old ordinary New Year's Day? First Foot Day? What if I want to put my second foot forward first? Is that allowed? And Z Day? Did all the other letters have their day already? Shoot, I must have missed them!

January 2 Run Up the Flagpole and See if Anybody Salutes It Day - Umm, would that be flags or bras being run up?

January 3 Festival of Sleep Day - Now that's my kind of festival!

January 4 Trivia Day and Humiliation Day - I manage to humiliate myself on lots of different days, this one seems a bit unnecessary

January 5 Bird Day - Big Bird? Stuffed capons? Wild turkey bourbon? Exactly what are we talking here?

January 6 Bean Day - remind me to stay upwind of that one!

January 7 Old Rock Day - aren't all rocks by definition old?

January 8 National JoyGerm Day and Man Watcher's Day - Huh?

January 9 Play God Day - Now this one sounds like fun!

January 10 Peculiar People Day - Again, not sure you really need a separate day for this one

January 11 National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day - my kids do this all winter, I think it would take the fun out of it to have it actively encouraged on a particular day

January 12 Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day - couldn't we just party with them instead of feasting on them?

January 13 Make Your Dream Come True Day and Blame Someone Else Day - these two do seem to go together well, don't they...

And that's just through January 13th! Who thinks this stuff up, anyway?

And if those unique days weren't enough for you, January is also:

National Careers in Cosmetology Month - seems straightforward enough
National Eye Health Care Month - ok, still reasonable
National Fiber Focus Month - getting a little squidgy here
National Hobby Month - could be fun
National Soup Month - now we're talking!
Hot Tea Month - I could live with that
Oatmeal Month - perfect for a cold winter's month
Prune Breakfast Month - Umm, I suppose this has to go hand in hand with the previous one?


Harlekwin said...

January 12th is a day very near and dear to my heart... it's my birthday. In 2008 it will be my, um, *mumble, mumble* birthday!

"Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day?" Are you sure? Rush Limbaugh and Howard Stern both celebrate their birthdays on the 12th and I don't think I could call either one of them 'fabulous.' Oh, and Rob Zombie, too.

Happy TT!!

Gattina said...

Maybe "Z" day stands for "zzzzz" sleeping noise ? and "Man Watcher's Day" is the day where women watch men?? I have heard of the "World Toilet day" but not yet from these once, lol !

cajunvegan said...

Don't forget Jan 21 ~ Cajunvegan's bday.

Love these! Ummm, possible blog fodder -- if I use any, I'll be sure to credit you.

My TT is dedicated to my fellow TTeners, bloggers, family, and friends.

Live, laugh, love, and learn in 2008!

Moondancer said...

People will make days for anything won't they?

Happy TT

Maria said...

Omigod, this was great. Too funny!

Great list...


Head Gaggler said...

Oooh I love the 13th. I am so going to do that. The 12 is my hubby's bday so we will need to do that one too. Great list.

Janet said...

Now that you've publicized it, I expect LOTS of cards on my holiday, January 10th!!!

Kamsin said...

They're definitely some crazy sounding days!

Milan - zzz said...

You're not serious? Are you?
That's just fabulous!
Festival of Sleep Day would be celebrated here at least a week. See, we usually don't have one-day-only celebrations.

infinitygoods said...

They sure come up with some strange days and months!

Malcolm: said...

I love the idea of Festival of Sleep Day. Since I go back to work on Jan 3rd, I think I will celebrate a day earlier. Trivia Day sounds like a lot of fun too.

Lori said...

Nope, you're right...I had no idea. It sounds like one big party in January:) Happy TT and thanks for stopping by.

D Pop Tart said...

First Foot Day intrigues me... is that for breach babies only?

And harelkwin, maybe "fabulous" is like "awesome" in that it can also take your breath away in a not-so-happy way... Then it fits with those radio jocks ;)

Open Grove Claudia said...

Oh it's just awfully cold and dark here! I will print out this list and celebrate every day of January. brrrrrrr....

I am sorry you had a hard week. Bless you!

Happy TT!

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Prune breakfast month? Interesting...

Yes, I'll take lots of pictures for ya, babe. Remind me when I get back and I'll send you the url for the album.

Hold the fort down for me and don't let things get you down. You are doing great!!

Lea said...

I didn't know ANY of these!!! So January 3rd, none of need get out of our jammies, right?

xakara said...

Okay that's it, I'm making all of January the festival of sleep. Done deal!



Nicholas said...

Do you run bras up flagpoles there? Sounds like a fun place!

Every month is hot tea month for me!

damozel said...

Hee! I am ALL ABOUT "blame someone else day." Which, by coincidence, happens to be my ex-husband's birthday!

thanks for visiting mine!

pussreboots said...

Those are pretty silly. Happy TT and thanks for stopping by.

Michelle O. said...

Those were so funny! I love obscure holidays.

Phyllis Sommer said...

lol - where do you come up with this stuff!?

Darla said...

Hee! These are fun! Too bad it's not January 13, so I could blame someone else for being late this week!