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Random Holiday Generator

It picks the day...you celebrate.
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Thanks to all the recent religious posts, I thought it might be nice to dispense with reasons for holidays (just so everyone can share). This simple little program would randomly pick days of the year, place a random (or surreal) title on it and print a nice, little calendar to follow.

Additional bonus: Greeting card companies would have fits.

"Sorry I can't come to work today, it's national hammer the grass day."

Reverend D, Jun 21 2001

Random Holiday Generator http://www.geocitie...tml/halfbakery.html
Yes, it's a big download for a small program but the runtime is required. [phoenix, Jun 27 2002, last modified Oct 05 2004]

Every Day is a Holiday. http://www.scopesys.com/anyday/
Choose from a dozen or more. [Amos Kito, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]


       An extra day of doing nothing - gets my vote.   

       They said I was lazy. I couldn't be bothered to reply...
RobertKidney, Jun 21 2001

       Today is International Remember the Random Holiday Generator Day! Let's all have roast duck. +
k_sra, Aug 17 2003

       bit spooky - coming around again on your birthday, k. (and one other, btw)
po, Aug 17 2003

       My birthday, [po]? Tosh. That was yesterday. Who's is it today?   

       ([Amos Kito], I just looked up August 16... Am I seeing things or do Kathy Lee and Frank Gifford share a birthday???)
k_sra, Aug 17 2003


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