August: Let's Get Rid of It


Subject:
Humor , Cartoons & Satire

Description:
This satirical July 2001 article describes how "the United States would be better off without it [August]" because of the negative world events from August (such as the bombing of Hiroshima) and because it is "the only month without a real holiday." Article suggests that John McCain (birthday August 29) should sponsor an August Reform Bill. Note: Barack Obama's birthday is August 4. From the online magazine Slate.

Creator:
Plotz, David

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.slate.com/id/112553/


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