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Yay, It's a Holiday

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I never understand how something becomes a day (or a month, for that matter -- November is National Pomegranate month. April is Grilled Cheese Month.) Washington's Birthday and Lincoln's Birthday suddenly became Presidents' Day? And who picked the date of Memorial Day?

But I think we should all declare June 12, to be Habeas Corpus Day. And I hope that we celebrate it forever.

Habeas Corpus: Writ requiring person to be brought before judge or into court, esp. to investigate lawfulness of his restraint.