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WHY is it a bank holiday that we, the world champions of bank holidays, don't have ?
"In 1871, the first legislation relating to bank holidays was passed when Sir John Lubbock introduced the Bank Holidays Act 1871 which specified the days in the table set out below. Sir John was an enthusiastic supporter of cricket and was firmly of the belief that bank employees should have the opportunity to participate in and attend matches when they were scheduled. Included in the dates of bank holidays are therefore dates when cricket games were traditionally played between the villages in the region where Sir John was raised."
that's SO english.
you should all be working actually then !
I'm taking Labor Day off instead.
well, not today anyway...