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Run it Up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day


Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Run it Up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day

When : Always January 2nd

"Run it up the flagpole and see if anyone salutes" is an expression. It means to float an idea to see what people think, or if they notice. The term is commonly used in advertising and print media.

Run it Up the Flagpole to See if Anyone Salutes Day is set aside to allow people to do just that. Be creative today. Use this day to try and test new ideas and concepts. Don't limit the ideas to business applications. In your personal life, try out a new dress or clothing style, perhaps a different haircut. Or, maybe buy a new houseflag and run it up the flagpole to see if anyone salutes...or even notices.

Origin of Run it Up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day:
We discovered no substantial information about the origin of this day. Because this is a common expression, we suspect someone decided there should be a day dedicated to express or display new ideas, and concepts, etc. And, there's no better time to try something new than early in the New Year. So, January 2nd is a good day for Run it Up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day.

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PMAY0313 1/3/2013 8:10AM

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LITTLEWIND53 1/2/2013 2:57PM

    Mmmmmm. I can hardly wait for the 19th. I LOVE popcorn and having 2 special days 19 & 31st) in 1 month, is just fab. In fact I might not wait at all, LOL

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LOSENIT66 1/2/2013 10:47AM

    What a great idea. However, I think Run it Up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day should be throughout the year as well. Why limit it to one day when we can make small changes and have great ideas all the time?

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