This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
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...