Dad Joke of the Day: A cabbage and celery walk into a bar and the cabbage gets served first because he was a head.
Quote of the Day: Innocent until proven guilty and trust worthy until proven otherwise.
Today in History:
1971 – U.K. troops swept through three Roman Catholic sections of Belfast, arresting 43 suspected IRA members
1972 – Bank of England ordered all banks to turn over 1% of deposits held on November 15 to cut the amount of money in circulation.
2005 – Negotiations between China, South Korea, Japan, Russia, the U.S., and North Korea about North Korea”s nuclear program resume.
November 9th is National…
Recognizes the first pork food invented in America. Scrapple is a mush of pork scraps and trimmings combined with cornmeal, wheat flour, and spices formed into a semi-solid loaf, sliced and pan-fried. Scrapple’s history in the United States comes from German settlers of the 17th and 18th centuries. The origin of its discovery is strongly associated with rural areas surrounding Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, eastern Virginia, and the Delmarva Peninsula.
Microtia Awareness Day
Microtia occurs when the ear or ears do not fully develop during the 1st trimester of pregnancy. Those born with Microtia face hearing loss, facial challenges, and the longing for social acceptance. Microtia Awareness Day was created to spread hope and knowledge concerning this congenital disability, which derives its name from the Latin terms for little ears. Approximately one child in every 9,000 is born with Microtia. While Microtia is diagnosed at birth, there is no understanding of why Microtia occurs.
Louisiana Day –
In 1803, Louisiana became the first territory to be carved out of the Louisiana Purchase and became a state of The United States of America in 1812. Louisiana is best known for such treasures as Jazz music, Creole and of course, Mardi Gras.
Don’t forget, November is also National:
Adopt A Senior Pet Month
Aviation History Month
Banana Pudding Lovers Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Epilepsy Awareness Month
Family Stories Month
Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
Historic Bridge Awareness Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
MADD’s Tie One On For Safety Holiday Campaign (11/16-12/31)
Military Family Month
National Adoption Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Month
National COPD Month
National Diabetes Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Fun with Fondue Month
National Gratitude Month
National Home Care & Hospice Month
National Impotency Month
National Inspirational Role Models Month
National Life Writing Month
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