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Dec. 11, 2022

December 10 - Dewey Decimal System Day

Today is December10th. National Dewey Decimal System Day. Do you know how many libraries around the world still use the Dewey Decimal System? You’ll learn about the inventor of the system. You’ll also learn a little bit about...

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Dec. 9, 2022

December 9 - National Llama Day

Today is December 9th. That means its National Llama Day. In todays episode you’ll learn how far to stay away from a llama so they dont spit on you. Would a llama make a good replacement for a guard dog? …

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Dec. 8, 2022

December 8 - National Brownie Day

Today is December 8th. That means its National Brownie Day! In todays episode you’ll learn what percentage of people eat brownies the correct way, with no walnuts. Have you ever wondered what the largest brownie ever made was...

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Dec. 7, 2022

December 7 - National Cotton Candy Day

Today is December 7th. That means its National Cotton Candy Day. Do you know what cotton candy is called in other countries? Would you believe that a dentist invented cotton candy? What flavor was the original cotton candy? Y...

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Dec. 6, 2022

December 6 - National Microwave Oven Day

Today is December 6th. That means its National Microwave Oven Day. You’ll find out what the first food ever cooked in a microwave oven was. You’ll learn about how much microwave ovens cost back in 1947. You’ll also learn abou...

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Dec. 5, 2022

December 5 - International Ninja Day

Today is December 5th. That means it’s International Ninja Day. What does the movie The Last Samurai have to do with International Ninja Day? Why are ninjas so often portrayed in black. You’ll also learn the three things ninj...

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Dec. 4, 2022

December 4 - National Dice Day

Today is December 4th. That means it’s National Dice Day. Do you know how many dice are made each year just for the game Yahtzee alone? You’ll find out which animal bone was regularly used for dice in ancient times. …

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Dec. 3, 2022

December 3 - National Candle Day

Today is December 3rd. That means its National Candle Day. Candles are a big business in the world. On todays episode you’ll find out where the day originated, we’ll take an ancient candle tour around the world, and you’ll le...

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Dec. 2, 2022

December 2 - National Bartenders Day

Today is December 2nd. That means its National Bartenders Day. You’re going to find out about the oldest bar in the world. Also, if you’ve ever wondered where the word cocktail comes from … you’ll definitely find out. Please ...

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Dec. 1, 2022

December 1 - National Pie Day

Today is November 30th. That means its National Mason Jar day. In todays episode you’ll learn where Mason Jar day even came from. You’ll get a couple of BTW facts about mason jars and learn about how much money the …

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Nov. 30, 2022

November 30 - National Mason Jar Day

Today is November 30th. That means its National Mason Jar day. In todays episode you’ll learn where Mason Jar day even came from. You’ll get a couple of BTW facts about mason jars and learn about how much money the …

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Nov. 29, 2022

November 29 - National Square Dancing Day

Today is Tuesday November 29th. That means its National Square Dancing Day. Have you ever wanted to be a professional square dance caller? We tell you how you can achieve your dream. You’ll also learn about Henry Ford and how...

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Nov. 28, 2022

November 28 - National French Toast Day

Today is Monday November 28th. That means its National French Toast Day. In todays episode you’ll learn about the grammar mistake that led to it being called French Toast. We also take a brief world tour to talk about differe...

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Nov. 27, 2022

November 27 - National Bavarian Cream Pie Day

Today is Sunday, November 27th. That means it’s National Cream Pie Day! Bavaria Cream has an origin up for debate. Learn about the two thoughts on where it originated. We also learn about the original celebrity chef who first...

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Nov. 26, 2022

November 26 - National Cake Day

Today is Wednesday, November 26th. That means it’s National Cake Day! What’s your favorite kind of cake? We play Family Feud style top five cakes in the United States. We also learn ab out the largest cake ever made. How …

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Nov. 25, 2022

November 25 - National Parfait Day

Today is Friday, November 25th. That means it’s National Parfait Day. Learn a little bit about parfaits and where they come from. Make sure when you make your parfait today that you serve it in the proper glass! Please visit …

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Nov. 24, 2022

November 24 - National DB Cooper Day

Today is Thursday, November 24th. That means it’s National DB Cooper Day. This one a day to learn about the only US hijacking that has never been solved. We give you a brief rundown of who DB Cooper is some …

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Nov. 23, 2022

November 23 - National Jukebox Day

Today is Wednesday, November 23rd. That means it’s National Jukebox Day. A great day to find a local joint with a jukebox and let the tunes fly. You’ll learn all about the first jukebox ever made and what company today …

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Nov. 22, 2022

November 22 - National Cranberry Relish Day

Today is Tuesday, November 22nd. That means it’s Cranberry Relish Day. Do you know what state is responsible for more than half the cranberry production in the United States? You’ll find out in todays By The Way fact. You’ll ...

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Nov. 21, 2022

November 21 - National Odd Socks Day

Today is Monday, November 21st. That means it’s National Odd Socks Day. Don’ be afraid to wear those mismatched socks you have because you lost the other one in the dryer. Wearing Odd Socks today helps bring awareness to anti...

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Nov. 20, 2022

November 20 - National Absurdity Day

Today is Sunday November 20th. That means it’s National Absurdity Day. Today is the day to act absurd and do things that will make people question what in the world is wrong with you. In todays episode you’ll learn about …

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Nov. 19, 2022

November 19 - National Monopoly Day

Today is Saturday, November 19thth. That means it’s National Monopoly Day. How many friends have you lost forever over a mean game of Monopoly?! In todays episode we give a brief history of the game and you’ll learn what the …

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Nov. 18, 2022

November 18 - National Mickey Mouse Day

Today is Friday, November 18th. That means it’s National Mickey Mouse Day. Do you know who the first cartoon character to speak and what they said was? You might find out if you listen to todays episode. What famous actors …

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Nov. 17, 2022

November 17 - National Hiking Day

Today is Thursday, November 17th. That means it’s National Hiking Day! One of our personal favorite days of the year. It’s one of our hobbies. Have you ever wondered who’s responsible for the amount of hiking trails and diffe...

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