9 most ridiculous ‘special days’

Yes, there's a National Watermelon Day
Yes, there's a National Watermelon Day
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THIS week has seen a 24-hour period designated “Global Handwashing Day”, dreamed up to “inspire families to protect themselves around the clock”.

The involvement of multinational soap manufacturer P&G notwithstanding, its aims of better health and hygiene for all are incontrovertible.

That’s more than can be said for some of these other designated “special days”...

1. National Buttercrunch Day

2. National Kazoo Day

3. Create A Vacuum Day

4. Umbrella Day

5. National “Joe” Day

6. Eight-Track Tape Day

7. National Watermelon Day

8. National Pigs In Blankets Day

9. National Chocolate Eclair Day

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