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National Etiquette Week

May 13 - May 17

Beginning Monday of the second full week in May, National Etiquette Week was established in 1997 to celebrate the value of good manners. This week provides us with the opportunity to pay special attention to the practices of good breeding and grace in social interactions are fading away in our ever-more plebeian world. This is […]

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National Family Week

May 15 - May 21

Begun in Australia, this is a celebration of the family and the vital role it plays in society.  The principles and values of the family are the root of, and remain the foundation for, true civilization. www.nfw.org.au

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Norway Day

May 17

This is a day set aside to honor all Biographers. A ‘biography’ is a written account of another person’s life.  National Biographer Day was designated as May 16th because it was a on this day in 1763 that Samuel Johnson met James Boswell in London, a meeting that resulted in the most celebrated English biography […]

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