Archive for August, 2009

Did You Know? Countdown to September 2009 (08/31)

Monday, August 31st, 2009

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About the Month of September

August 31 : 01 day to September

Did you know that in the US Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of September*?

The first US Labor Day was celebrated as a legal holiday on September 3, 1894.

Did you know that on September 11th, Americans commemorate Patriot Day to remember the victims of the terror attacks in New York and Washington D.C. on 9-11, 2001?

Did you know that World War II began in Europe on September 1, 1939 when Germany invaded Poland?

Do you know that the war ended six years and one day later, when Japan surrendered to the United States?

*BTW – Do you know that much of the world celebrates Labor Day/Labour Day on May 1st? The day is also known as May Day and International Workers’ Day.

Back to School! Back to Work! Back to Life!

Join us as we present a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to the month of September!

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(August 31) Today we're celebrating . . .  Love Litigating Lawyers Day

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Love Litigating Lawyers Day

What do you call 5000 dead lawyers at the bottom of the ocean?

A good start!

Ha! Ha! Ha! Don’t’cha just love a good lawyer joke? Me too! But enough of that – today is really a day for honoring those lawyers that really do make a difference in the world with their work.

Ok now that thats over with lets get back to the jokes!

What’s the difference between a lawyer and a catfish?
One is a slimy, bottom dwelling, scum sucker. The other is a fish.

And I’ll sign off with this one…

How many lawyer jokes are there?
Just two, all the rest are true.

For more Lawyer jokes check out these websites:
Lawyer Jokes (and thanks for the jokes!)
Lawyer Jokes – Only Joking

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Did You Know? Countdown to September 2009 (08/30)

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About the Month of September

August 30 : 02 days to September

Did you know that those of you with September birthdays share your special month with actors Michael Douglas, Hugh Grant and Adam Sandler, all born on September 9th?


Other famous folks with September birthdays include jazz musician Harry Connick, Jr., mystery writer Agatha Christie, magician David Copperfield, novelist Stephen King, and musical great Ray Charles.

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(August 30) Today we're celebrating . . .  National Holistic Pet Day

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

National Holistic Pet Day
A day for educating and promoting the use of natural and holistic treatments for your pets and animals.

Did You Know? Countdown to September 2009 (08/29)

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About the Month of September

August 29 : 03 days to September

Did you know that the birthstone for the month of September is the sapphire?


While blue is the most popular and common color of the sapphire, the stone can actually come in nearly all colors except for red. Sapphires are mined in Sri Lanka, India, Brazil and China, among other places. The only stone harder than a sapphire is the diamond.

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(August 29) Today we're celebrating . . .  More Herbs, Less Salt Day

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

More Herbs, Less Salt Day
A day to remember that flavoring your recipes and food with herbs can be tastier, and definitely more healthier, than using salt.

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(August 28) Today we're celebrating . . .  Dream Day Quest and Jubilee

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Dream Day Quest and Jubilee
The 3rd of three annual Emancipation Days of Respect which honors the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. by promoting unity, respect and remembrance.

On this the anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream Speech” (Aug. 28, 1963), you are requested to wear black and white to show respect for Peoplehood in the Spirit of WAO (We Are One).

The Emancipation Days of Respect are Humanitarian Day (January 15th – MLK’s Birthday), Victims of Violence Holy Day (April 4th – Anniversary of MLK’s death) and Dream Day Quest and Jubilee (August 28th – Anniversary of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech)

Visit our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day site to see & hear the “I Have a Dream” speech.

More information: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on the Net – The Emancipation Days of Respect

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