Archive for June 25th, 2009

Did You Know? Countdown to Independence Day 2009 (06/25)

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About America’s Independence

June 25 : 09 days to July 4th

Did you know that of the original thirteen colonies that attended the Continental Congress and voted on the Declaration of Independence, only nine voted in favor of it?

Pennsylvania and South Carolina voted against the Declaration, while New York abstained.

We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Independence Day (07/04)! So stop by again tomorrow.


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(June 25) Today we're celebrating . . .  National Handshake Day

Thursday, June 25th, 2009


National Handshake Day
Ever encounter one of those “dead fish” handshakes! Eck! Creepy!

Well a good handshake is important. Especially in the business world, where deals are finalized with a handshake and where a bad handshake could derail the whole deal!

So don’t be a “dead fish” and take some time today to practice your handshake. A good, firm and dry handshake!

photo credit: handshake by iamtonyang

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