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National Crown Roast of Pork Day

Thursday, March 07, 2013

National Crown Roast of Pork Day

When : Always March 7th

You certainly must be kidding, right!? National Crown Roast of Pork Day... Why you ask?

Well, frankly, we do not know. And, why not just Roast Pork Day? Why does it have to be a crown roast pork?

What we do know, is that it is National Crown Roast of Pork Day, a special day to cook and eat pork. To participate in this day it must be crown roast pork. Any other just will not do.

Have a great day!

Origin of "National Crown Roast of Pork Day":
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. About the only reference to this day are from blogs on the Internet, poking fun at this important day. It is the butt of many jokes. You can also find Ecards (of course) to send celebrating this day

This is referred to as a "National" day. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. Could congress really have spent precious time to make this a national day?

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