On his real birth day

Posted: February 22, 2014 at 2:36 a.m.

WAIT A minute, didn’t we just celebrate Washington’s Birthday back on the 17th? Yes, but that was his birthday on the legal calendar, even though he tends to be thrown in with all the other presidents who are honored on what’s now called Presidents’ Day in the ads—presumably in honor of them all.

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Editorial, Pages 16 on 02/22/2014


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