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On May Day, a Look at Mayday

Happy May Day! May 1st is a traditional day of celebration of the coming of spring with May poles and dancing and general carrying on. In Europe it is also a day of solidarity with labor, similar o the US … Continue reading

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Happy May Day, not Mayday!

The first of May is traditionally called May Day and is related to the Celtic festival of Beltane and the Germanic festival of Walpurgis Night.  The English have been known to break out in fits of Morris Dancing around May Day.  In many countries May … Continue reading

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