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Old 04.07.2021, 12:59
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Re: Happy 4th of July !

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Old 05.07.2021, 21:50
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Re: Happy 4th of July !

In the US, even though it's the 5th it's still July 4th weekend.
Now if only Switzerland could do the same when the 1st also lands on a weekend. Which this year happens to be on Sunday.
Fat chance! Forget it.
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Old 05.07.2021, 22:04
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In the US, even though it's the 5th it's still July 4th weekend.
Now if only Switzerland could do the same when the 1st also lands on a weekend. Which this year happens to be on Sunday.
Fat chance! Forget it.
You're lucky it's a free day when on a work-day, I remember working on August 1st. And wasn't that typical Swiss.
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Old 05.07.2021, 22:05
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You're lucky it's a free day when on a work-day, I remember working on August 1st. And wasn't that typical Swiss.
Me too. Then it was made a public holiday and rarely fell on a weekday.
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Old 05.07.2021, 22:14
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Me too. Then it was made a public holiday and rarely fell on a weekday.
That again was a subjective perception. Which we interestingly all suffered from.
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For starters. It means we don't have to drive on the wrong side of the road.
Neither do the Canadians.
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Re: Happy 4th of July !

Interesting that a large proportion of people who celebrate 4th of July in the US don't live in a state that got independence on 4th of July.

Interesting also that in America, "4th of July" falls on "July 4th"
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Old 06.07.2021, 13:19
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Neither do the Canadians.
Not so loyal of them. Eh!
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Old 06.07.2021, 13:29
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Interesting that a large proportion of people who celebrate 4th of July in the US don't live in a state that got independence on 4th of July.
Same goes for Turkey (bird that is) day which thanks to Franky is the last Thursday in Nov.
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Interesting also that in America, "4th of July" falls on "July 4th"
Yeh! Considering that the Constitution didn't get signed until August.
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