Hey! It’s Chinese New Year, so xīn nián kuài Lè! Here’s to wishing for good luck – or, at least, getting lucky 😉 – and prosperity in the this, the Year of the Earth Dog.
Its Eid al-Kafir! In Other Words It’s National Bacon Day
That’s right, My Fellow Americans; it’s Eid al-Kafir, the festival of infidels, National Bacon Day – not to be confused with International Bacon Day, which is on the first Monday of September in the US. And, on this day, we come together to celebrate our not being Muslims…with bacon!
It’s Boxing Day, a holiday traditionally celebrated on the 1st week-day after Christmas in nations that are part of the UK and/or heavily influenced by the British Empire. One, fun Victorian tradition – harkening back to Rome’s Saturnalia celebrations – back was the masters / mistresses and their servants doing a role-reversal for the day.
In other words, these beautiful maids are to be serviced, not to serve upon this day of the year. 😉