Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Some April Fool pranks and Brett's Monthly

Some April Fool's Day jokes yesterday:

Orange turns Pink

The city of Orange, NSW declared it would be changing its name to Pink later this year.

“We’re already known throughout the country as Orange, so it’s not a big deal to make the switch to Pink. It’s only a few shades to the right on the colour spectrum,” Orange Mayor Reg Kidd said.

Caddie Marshall, general manager from Orange 360, believes the name change will also support local food producers in the area.

“The old name was so confusing, because we don’t grow Oranges in Orange. We grow pink lady apples, so the name change will not only boost visitation to the area, it will also support our growers.”

Sportsbet Opera House deal:

Online bookmaker Sportsbet announced a three-year agreement with the newly elected NSW Government to be the official naming rights sponsor of the iconic Sydney Opera House.

The multi-million dollar agreement would see the world famous sails turn Sportsbet blue once the sun sets each day.

Brett's Monthly:

Brett, as usual, has sent me the current month's holidays and special days. 

Thanks Brett.

Click on the daily items to expand the links . . .

  • National Humor Month
  • International Guitar Month
  • Keep America Beautiful Month
  • Lawn and Garden Month
  • National Kite Month
  • National Poetry Month
  • National Pecan Month
  • National Welding Month
  • Records and Information Management Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Weekly Celebrations:
  • Week 1 Library Week
  • Week 1 Read a Road Map Week.
  • Week 2 Garden Week
  • Week 3 Organize Your Files Week
  • Week 3 Medical Labs Week
  • Week 4 Administrative Assistants Week
  • Week 4 National Karaoke Week
April, 2019 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:
Don't Go to Work Unless it's Fun Day - we know your decision
5 .National Walk to Work Day - first Friday of month
Plan Your Epitaph Day - a little morbid if you ask me
Caramel Popcorn Day - Most likely created by a popcorn maker, or an Ecard company.
11 Eight Track Tape Day - do you remember those?
12 Big Wind Day - this day blows me away!
14 Look up at the Sky Day - don't you have anything better to do?
14 Palm Sunday - date varies
15 Income Taxes Due (most years, it's on the 15th)
15 Patriot's Day - third Monday of the month 
18 International Juggler's Day - also applies to multi tasking office workers
18 National High Five Day third Thursday
19 Good Friday - date varies
19 Passover begins at sundown - date varies
20 Husband Appreciation Day - third Saturday in April
21 Easter Sunday - date varies
22 Dyngus Day always the Monday after Easter
23 National Zucchini Bread Day - they hold this at a time when you are not sick of all that zucchini.
25 Take Your Daughter to Work 4th Thursday
26 Arbor Day  -last Friday of month
28 Kiss Your Mate Day - guys, do not forget this one. Kiss her, then read her some poetry.

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