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 Post subject: Abraham Lincoln, holiday shopping, and FDR
PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 1:39 am 
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The short version of how the United States settled on a date for Thanksgiving:

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/11/abr ... hoppi.html

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 Post subject: Re: Abraham Lincoln, holiday shopping, and FDR
PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:37 am 
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In the deep deep south we do not celebrate it due to Lincoln's involment :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Abraham Lincoln, holiday shopping, and FDR
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Deep south of WHAT?, Cam
Canberra? :P
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 Post subject: Re: Abraham Lincoln, holiday shopping, and FDR
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The middle of Queensland :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Abraham Lincoln, holiday shopping, and FDR
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Oi, Cam is a Northerner lol....

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 Post subject: Re: Abraham Lincoln, holiday shopping, and FDR
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Doesn't north and south reverse once you go below the equator, i.e. the closer to the equator the farther south you are? :wink:

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So, actually the South Pole is the OTHER North Pole??? :?
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