Thanks man...hope you (and all) had a great one.
And I share the same hope as brewballs
In line with the holiday celebrations, the following is so weird I have to share it:
On the way to a party I was listening to the radio (a NYC all news station) and they were featuring 4th related stories all day.
The most incredible one was describing a recent national poll (either Marist or AP...I forget which) where respondents were asked to complete the following:
"On July 4, 1776, we declared our independence from________"
Incredibly, 25% of those polled evidently answered incorrectly (with "Mexico" , "Japan", "France", and "China" as frequent wrong answers).
I wonder what history teachers are covering these days instead of the American Revolution?