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Why do we still celebrate Labor Day?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Oggiedoggie, Sep 3, 2010.

  1. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    I mean don't they have drugs and epidurals and stuff for the pain, now?

    How tough can it be?

    Heck, don't we have Mothers' Day, too?

    It just doesn't seem fair. Yeah, there's Fathers' Day. But don't guys deserve more than some loud neck tie that was picked out by a 6-year-old?

    After all, wasn't the guys that made the whole thing possible.
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Dog, it's not .... ah, never mind.

    Why not propose celebrating Fertilization Day then? Don't just gripe, make a difference!
  3. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    Perhaps it could be combined with Festivus.

    I mean, don't they already have a pole?
  4. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    9.6 percent of American adults aren't celebrating anything on Monday.
  5. Sports_Scribe

    Sports_Scribe Member

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  6. RedSmithClone

    RedSmithClone Active Member

    I was going to say with unemployment so high, doesn't a good number of the American workforce already have the day off.
  7. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Because we can.
  8. JR

    JR Active Member

    You have to spell it correctly to celebrate it.

    Labour Day. :)
  9. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Maybe they should move the holiday to Sept. 11 and make Labor Day May 1, like the rest of the world.
  10. BB Bobcat

    BB Bobcat Active Member

    So we know when to stop wearing white pants.
  11. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    If you didn't have Labor Day how would you know when lake/beach/swimming pool season ends?
  12. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    We could celebrate Billion-Dollar Corporations Day, where instead of a paid holiday off, everyone gets to work 24 hours with no breaks, no benefits, wages cut by 90%, then at the end of the day they go and outsource your job to Bangladesh anyway.
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