Flitch Day

A flitch is a side of bacon known as a slab. On this day, trials used to be held and any married couple that could prove that they had been faithful in the last year to each other would be awarded a flitch of bacon. Some say this is where the phrase “bringing home the bacon” comes from. How many people do you know wouldn’t bring home the bacon? How would the holiday would in today’s world?

Stick Out Your Tongue Day

Remember when your mom said to keep your tongue in your mouth? Well today you don’t have to keep in it. At least you don’t have to stick it out for a doctor’s exam! What shapes can you make with your tongue? Can you roll or twist your tongue? My Dad, rest his soul, could touch the tip of his nose with his tongue!