Repeal Day

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Dec 5th, Repeal DayLocal Eugene alcohol expert, Jeffrey Morganthaler, has a very good idea for a new drinking holiday. It’s even based in the constitution:

“Repeal Day (December 5th) is not celebrated by anyone in this country, yet it is the only day which truly has any connection with alcohol. December 5th is the anniversary of the day the United States repealed the Eighteenth Amendment and gave us all the constitutional right to consume alcohol. I’ve been celebrating Repeal Day for years by forcing this information down the throats of my customers, and now I’m forcing it on you. Here are a few reasons why I think Repeal Day should be a major drinking holiday in the United States…

Mark your calendar and go check out his reasoning for why this holiday beats any other!


posted November 22nd, 2006 at 10:26 pm

I am, needless to say, in favor.

- Dave
posted November 23rd, 2006 at 2:42 pm

Woo Hoo! I’m there!

- kevin
posted November 25th, 2006 at 10:36 am

[...] Celebrate Repeal Day Dec. 5th, good idea, at Brownie Points. [...]

posted November 27th, 2006 at 11:07 am

Now there’s a holiday I can really get into!

- Lisa
posted November 27th, 2006 at 12:11 pm

[...] Stumbled across a wonderful food blog this weekend: Brownie Points. In particular, I point you to her/his post on Repeal Day a move to create a new holiday celebrating the repeal of Eighteenth Amendment. According to the originator of the idea: [...]

posted November 29th, 2006 at 5:44 pm

i certainly think this is the greatest day in the year to have repeal day. Why? because its my birthday of course!!! YAY GO REPEAL DAY IL SPREAD THE WORD! xx

- jessie
posted November 29th, 2006 at 9:48 pm

It is a great idea! I just wish it was repealed sometime in March. I have plenty of excuses to drink from November to January.

- Kelli
posted December 2nd, 2006 at 5:04 pm

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