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Move Over, Fat Tuesday

Move Over, Fat Tuesday May 30, 2012

Friday is National Donut Day. I saw this advertised at the local supermarket Food Pavilion and assumed it was just a tasty ruse to get more customers through the door by bribing them with free donuts and coffee.

But it turns out, no, National Donut day is a real thing. It even has a website, with a countdown clock to lend it scientific credibility. The site tells us National Donut Day was “created by the Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I.” That is one delicious sacrifice.

Homer Simpson


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