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world snake day?

Wendy Gibbons
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can anybody find the point of world snake day?
John Jai
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It made the moose look much better
fred rosenberger
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Why are you assuming there is a point?


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Wendy Gibbons
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these things usually have a marketing point.
Henry Wong
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Wendy Gibbons wrote:these things usually have a marketing point.



I believe the last holiday that we added was "train day" -- which of course, is an Amtrak holiday..... I guess there could have been a marketing tie-in, but it was more like... "Hey, cool. Train day. Interesting, train day show. Wonder how the moose will celebrate train day"? So, I recommended it.


Unless of course, you meant the point of the holiday itself, then I don't know...

Henry


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John Jai
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Usually I think we have days for animals because we like to acknowledge their part in the ecosystem and to realize that environmental degradation leads to their depletion.

In our office the Sparrow day was celebrated and mails were circulated on the fast decreasing rate of sparrows in the cities.
Greg Charles
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Every dog has its day, and recently the snake lobby has demanded equality.
 
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