Today is PUT PEANUTS IN YOUR COKE DAY. ***MARLAR: I know Coke is supposed to go with everything, but this is just a bit too weird for me.
Today is NATIONAL TOASTED ALMOND BAR DAY. ***MARLAR: Hey, if you’re going so far as to put peanuts in your Coke, why not really go nuts.
Today is VINYL RECORDS DAY. ***MARLAR: Many music-lovers believe that recorded music sounds better on vinyl rather than in digital forms like MP3… and I agree. But it’s real hard to get vinyl records to fit inside your iPod.
Today is THE GLORIOUS TWELFTH – the beginning of the 4-month grouse hunting season in the Highlands of Scotland. ***MARLAR: Exciting. It’s also the beginning of the snipe-hunting season in the United States!
Today is NATIONAL MIDDLE CHILD’S DAY. ***MARLAR: You get bonus points if your name is Jan or Peter.
WAYS TO USE THOSE OLD VINYL DISCS
Play ’em if you’ve got ’em, but if you don’t have a record player, here are some alternatives to holding a garage sale.
- Very dangerous frisbees
- Coasters for very large coffee mugs
- Attractive Dinnerware
- You can sell them to the neighborhood geeks telling them they are the “newest digital format.”
- Skeet shooting