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Typewriter Day

Typewriter Day

Dates

23rd Jun each year
”There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ~ Ernest Hemingway There’s a sound we all know, even if we don’t quite recall it. It’s the mechanical clatter of a typewriter in action. It is reminiscent in the... [read more]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Dates

  • 18th May, 2017
  • 19th May, 2016
Global Accessibility Awareness Day takes place every year on the third Thursday of May, and is all about getting people thinking and talking about making the web accessible for those with different disabilities. Technology is a wondrous thing. With a quick... [read more]

International Mud Month

International Mud Month

Dates

  • Jun, 2017
  • Jun, 2016
  • Jun, 2015
”There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.” ~ Carl Sandburg We sit each day in cubicles and under flickering lights, staring at screens that shimmer with a digital world, and every... [read more]

Revenge of the Fifth

Revenge of the Fifth

Dates

5th May each year
Not had enough Star Wars on May the 4th? Thinking of stepping over to the Dark Side? Think you'd be a great Sith? Well keep swinging those light sabers, Revenge of the fifth is here to keep the force going with another Star Wars-themed observance! Although... [read more]

Memo Day

Memo Day

Dates

21st May each year
Want to share an important piece of information? Make sure everyone knows about that upcoming meeting? Is there a congregation of soccer mom’s getting together at the local Starbucks after work? Is Friday casual dress day and you need to tell everyone they... [read more]

Hobbit Day

Hobbit Day

Dates

22nd Sep each year
September 22nd is the Birthday of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, two characters from J.R.R. Tolkiens popular Middle Earth Cycle books (The Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings respectively) in which Hobbits, typically between two and four feet tall and nothing like your... [read more]

Go Diaper Free Week

Go Diaper Free Week

Dates

24th Apr each year
Did you ever stop to think about what people did before there were diapers? Yes, believe it or not, such a day did in fact exist and yet babies still existed and needed to be potty trained! So how exactly do you suppose they kept their homes clean of baby’s... [read more]

ASL Day

ASL Day

Dates

15th Apr each year
There are many ways to communicate, and thousands of languages, each with their own various dialects. However, when considering the languages of the world many people forget those that don’t use the voice at all. Throughout the world there are those who are... [read more]
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