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Fun Holiday – Common Sense Day

Are you familiar with the saying “common sense is not that common”? Celebrate this rarely used quality on November 4, Common Sense Day.

Woman having a conversation with a friend.
Woman having a conversation with a friend.
Sometimes all you need is a bit of common sense advice.
©iStockphoto.com/4774344sean

The date coincides with the birth date of actor Will Rogers who was thought to have coined this phrase.

How to Celebrate?

  • Well, what can we say? Use your common sense to celebrate this unofficial holiday.

Did You Know…

…that Thomas Paine wrote a pamphlet called Common Sense in 1776? In it, he drew out the need for independence of the 13 British colonies in North America from Britain. The pamphlet is thought to have inspired the American Revolution.

Common Sense Day Observances

Fun Holiday: Common Sense Day Observances
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