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Tweed Day

Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always April 3

Tweed Day celebrates one of two things. Either it celebrates the warm, fashionable woolen clothing that originated in Scotland. Seemingly always in fashion, Tweed keeps you warm and looks good, too. It should come as no surprise to learn that tweed is more popular in the north, and not often worn in the south.

Or,...it celebrates the birthday of a corrupt , New York City politician.

William Magear "Boss" Tweed, who was born on April 3, 1823. Boss Tweed was a politician from NYC. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and a NY State Senator. His claim to fame was being convicted of graft and corruption, for stealing millions of dollars from NYC. Our problem with this theory is why a special day for a convicted crook!?

We 'd like to believe that Tweed Day celebrates Tweed suits. Conversely, do we really want to celebrate the birth date of a crook??? We'll let you make the call.

Definition of Tweed: Originating in Scotland, tweed is a thick woolen , twill styled material. Tweed jackets, suits and slacks are popular.  

Wearing something tweed from your wardrobe is an absolute must today. But better still, buy a new tweed outfit and wear it today.


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