Friday, September 30, 2011

Ask a Stupid Question Day, Chewing Gum Day, Time for Yoga, more

September 30th, 2011, is Ask a Stupid Question Day, Chewing Gum Day, National Mud Pack Day, The Time for Yoga, Hug a Vegetarian Day, Sport Purple for Platelets Day, Blasphemy Day, Feast of Saint Jerome, and National Hot Mulled Cider Day.

Opinions vary as to the exact date of Ask a Stupid Question Day, so don't ask. Let's choose the creative option and say that Ask a Stupid Question Day falls on the last school day in September. Now, what stupid question would you care to ask?

Chewing Gum Day commemorates the birth date of William Wrigley, Jr. Wrigley didn't invent chewing gum, but he did make it popular. In the spirit of the day, check out some chewing gum art!

Take time to pamper yourself today, National Mud Pack Day. Choose a facial or splurge on a full body wrap!

The Time for Yoga is here at last. Studios across the country are offering a free week of yoga or other promotions, "inspiring everyone to live a healthy life."

According to Peta2, the young adult division of Peta, "adopting a meat-free diet saves the lives of about 100 animals per year. Today is Hug a Vegetarian Day.

Sport Purple for Platelets Day is an effort to raise awareness about ITP, immune thrombocytopenia. The autoimmune disease destroys platelets and sometimes impairs platelet production.

Blasphemy Day is meant to highlight the right to free speech and the right to be a nonbeliever.

September 30th is the Feast Day of Saint Jerome, the patron saint of librarians.

National Hot Mulled Cider Day honors a beverage that smells of autumn and harvest time.

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