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04 November 2008

ELECTION DAY 2008

It's finally here! We will no longer have to hear/see the crazy ads! GO VOTE! Regardless of who you vote for... it is historic and there will be change!


TRIVIA TIME (:
Why do we vote on a Tuesday... in November?
- The short answer: We used to be a nation of farmers.
- The long answer: Congress chose November because the harvest was over and the weather wouldn't be bad enough to prevent people from traveling. As for Tuesday, people used to have to travel overnight to their polling location. (In 1845, horse was the preferred method of transport.) In an effort to avoid religious days of rest, Congress chose Tuesday, leaving Monday and Wednesday as travel days. Tuesday was voting (and horse-resting) day.


ELECTION INSPIRED ETSY LISTINGS


etsy listing links:
(1) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_16&listing_id=16914753
(2) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_7&listing_id=16597230
(3) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_18&listing_id=14497412
(4) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_11&listing_id=16739042
(5) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_12&listing_id=16880505
(6) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_16&listing_id=9367005

trivia credit to:
(1) http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=5891432
(2) http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/ynews_pl126#full


ENJOY (:
♥Mannie

8 comments:

Jennifer said...

Great post.

MichellesCharmWorld said...

HAHAHAHAHAH! I love those dumb and dumber pins!

Estela said...

Yay!!
Love the election finds!!

Carapace said...

I'm going to have nightmares from that boxing poster.0_0 No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, I think we can all agree that Limbaugh-Shirt= Nightmare.

Like the Vote pin,though--wonder how they did that?

oriental banana said...

ooh, what a great post! the poster is hilarious!

Jennifer said...

GREAT finds! I love the buttons and that poster cracks me up!

kim* said...

its good to vote. it surely is.

Kaleidoscope Korner said...

what a great collection!! too cute:)