How to Celebrate Presidents’ Day


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Does it need the apostrophe? If grammar nerds can’t decide, I’m not even going to try.

Today is Lincoln’s actual birthday, and I encourage the creation of Potato Lincolns in his honor. I’ll post any photos you send in on Tuesday. But you probably shouldn’t throw them at anyone, unless they’re REALLY racist, like John Mayer’s wang.

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It’s Lincoln’s Birthday!

Everyone’s celebrating Darwin’s, but today is also Lincoln’s birthday. We usually celebrate his and Washington’s birthdays on Presidents’ Day by purchasing cars and mattresses. But since the economy is in the shitter, I’ve decided to celebrate in another way:

Lookin' Like Lincoln

I mentioned this plan to BFW reader Mike many months ago, and he went all out:

Mike's Lincoln

He even went to work like this, AND he’s in the UK, where Lincoln is about as relevant as Scooby Doo.

If you’d like to join the fun this Presidents’ Day weekend, send me your photos our post them to the Lookin’ Like Lincoln group on Flickr. I’ll be posting the best ones here below a jump.

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