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Happy Birthday Murica!

As you all know (I hope), the 4th of July in the Year of Our Lord 1776 is recognized as America’s birthday, making this the 238th birthday of FREEDOM.

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Happy Veterans Day

Is it Veterans’ (possessive plural), Veteran’s (possessive singular), or Veterans (as in, the day of Veterans)?

Wearing poppies on November 11 is a British/Commonwealth tradition to remember all their veterans of World War I, inspired by the poem In Flanders Field.  This day was also known as Armistice Day pretty universally until after the Korean War.  At that point, America had to be different (because MURRICA) and changed the day to remember all veterans who have served.  This is not to be confused with Memorial Day, which remembers everyone who died in service. Continue reading

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