Tag Archives: interest-holidays

  1. What Is The Origin Of Valentine’s Day?

    Red roses, heart-shaped candy boxes, fancy dinner reservations—how did all of these come to signify romance on February 14th?
  2. Compliment Your Mom With These Unique Synonyms

  3. Did You Know Mexican Independence Day Is Not Cinco De Mayo?

    Most people know Cinco de Mayo is on May 5th. However, what they don't know is that Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico's Independence Day. So, when is it? This woman helps us explain ...
  4. How Did April 1 Become “April Fools’ Day”?

    For pranksters and mischievous older siblings all around the world, April Fools’ Day, also called All Fools’ Day, is as eagerly anticipated as Christmas. After all, what other holiday encourages you to think up practical jokes and fool’s errands, from swapping your spouse’s keys to tricking your friend into thinking their car got towed? (Not cool, Steve.) But how did this odd, prank-centric holiday come …

  5. Why Do People Say “Rabbit Rabbit” And “Hare Hare”?

    Ever heard someone say “rabbit rabbit,” but there’s not a floppy-eared bunny to be found for miles? There’s a reason they’re saying it … and that reason may even convince you to start saying it too, if you haven’t already. Keep reading to find out why this saying may be your next morning mantra. Why do people say rabbit rabbit? Though it sounds a bit …

  6. Is It “St. Patrick’s Day” Or “St. Patricks Day”?

    Celebrated every March 17 (or sometimes the weekend before, the weekend after, or … actually, throughout the entire month of March), St. Patrick’s Day is the day people around the world celebrate St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Although the celebrations we see today—which often include parades, pub crawls, and corn beef and cabbage—have little to do with the original feasts that took place …

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    Deepen Your Understanding Of Black History With These 10 Essential Terms

  8. The Strangest National Holidays You May Want To Celebrate

  9. These Words Celebrate The Spirit Of Kwanzaa

    For seven days from December 26 through January 1, Black Americans across the US celebrate the joyous holiday of Kwanzaa. What are some of this holiday's celebratory words?
  10. What Do The Hebrew Letters On The Dreidel Mean?

    For those of you who have played dreidel, do you know what the letters on the dreidel mean? For those of you who haven't played, we've got instructions on how to play too!