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1. St. Patrick’s Day

2. New Year’s Eve

3. Wednesday (any)

4. Columbus Day

5. The anniversary of the O.J. Simpson verdict

6. MLK Day

7. The night of a presidential election

8. Memorial Day

9. Mardi Gras

10. Black Friday

11. Saturday (any)

12. The Fourth of July

13. The first of the month

14. New Year’s Day

15. The first day of spring break

16. Monday (any)

17. Veterans Day

18. The first day of the NCAA Tournament

19. Friday (any)

20. Thanksgiving

21. Today

22. Sunday (any)

23. Good Friday

24. Christmas Eve

25. Labor Day

26. Arbor Day

27. The day after the Super Bowl

28. Someone’s birthday

29. Street-cleaning day

30. Tomorrow


Damon Young is the editor-in-chief of VSB, a columnist for, and the author of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker (Ecco/HarperCollins)

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