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There is a secret life that passes below our fingertips every day, one full of our deepest secrets and a living testimony to everyone who has passed before. That secret life is in the dust and detritus within our keyboards.


We’re all guilty of it, even if drives our IT personnel crazy, we eat at our keyboards and as a result, the space between the keys gets filled with all of the crumbs of our past. Crackers Over The Keyboard Day encourages you to just give up pretending, and just go out and eat crackers over your keyboard!

History of Crackers Over The Keyboard Day

Crackers Over The Keyboard Day is the brainchild of those crazy holiday people Tom and Ruth Roy over at Let’s be honest, getting these crumbs and things in your keyboard aren’t the best for them, but at the end of the day, they’re mostly harmless. However, it also probably contains more biological ickiness than the office toilet. Think about it, which one of the two gets cleaned nightly by office staff?

Tom has been making a living as an actor and a talk show host on the radio for many years, while his magnificent wife works as a college administrator, actress, and she even runs her own business selling herbs by mail order! Crackers Over The Keyboard Day is just one more on their list of crazy holidays. Want to know the most interesting thing we learned about what’s inside your keyboard? When you look at what’s going on with the germs and such that grow there, it bears a striking resemblance to what’s happening in your nose and stomach!

How to celebrate Crackers Over The Keyboard Day

The best way to celebrate Crackers Over The Keyboard Day is to start out with a little experiment. Turn your keyboard upside down and tap it on your desk until stuff stops falling out. Warning, this is probably going to take you some time. Once you’re done take a close look at what’s fallen out in front of you, it’s likely going to contain a nasty combination of food crumbs, dead skin, and strands of hair. If you’re lucky, you might even find that stapler that you lost a few years back. Then, start adding to the collection in your keyboard by munching over it. That’s how you celebrate Crackers Over The Keyboard Day.

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