The Moron's Daily Briefing

Dec. 2 - Welcome to December.

December is the twelfth month of the year and therefore receives its name from decem, the Latin word for ten.

December is International Calendar Awareness Month, Safe Toys and Gifts Month, and Colorectal Cancer Education and Awareness Month. The first week in December is both Deaf Heritage Week and Flossie Beadle Week.

The Monroe Doctrine was proclaimed on this day in 1823. The doctrine set forth the principle that meddling European bastards should leave us the hell alone.

It's Independence Day in Laos. Here in the United States it's National Fritters Day.

Britney Spears is old enough to drink today. She shares her birthday with Monica Seles (1973), Tracy Austin (1962), Cathy Lee Crosby (1948), Gianni Versace (1946), Maria Callas (1923), Charles Ringling (1863), and George Seurat (1859).

2002, The Moron's Almanac™

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