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Bachelor's Corner on Memorial Day Sunday - Veterans' Tales
Bet you didn’t know it was called Decoration Day for close to a 100 years before it was a national holiday (1971), but the government gave the unions and working folks a day off on Monday, so as to keep them at the beach, full of beer, instead of in church. Since Decoration Day was always on Sunday fewer showed up. Because the 9/11 wars aren’t over, we don’t yet have a name for those wars, or a national monument for our dead or ...