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Happy President’s Day… Or Maybe Not?!?

There is a federal holiday Monday, but it’s called ‘Washington’s Birthday.’ Yet mattress retailers and used-car sales lots tend to make this Presidents Day in their ads. By Peter Grier, Staff writer – CSMonitor –  February 16, 2015 Presidential portraits, … Continue reading

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It’s not ‘President’s Day.’ It’s Washington’s Birthday

According to the government, today is a holiday observing George Washington’s birthday. It is not “President’s Day.” There is no such holiday on the federal calendar. Snopes clears up the confusion: However, the seeds of confusion were sown in 1968 … Continue reading

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