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Towel Day
« on: May 04, 2013, 02:10:17 pm »
Towel Day is an annual celebration on the 25th of May, as a tribute to the late author Douglas Adams (1952-2001). On that day, fans around the universe proudly carry a towel in his honour.

http://www.towelday.org/

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Re: Towel Day
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2013, 09:55:22 pm »
Speaking of special days, happy Star Wars day to everyone today!
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Re: Towel Day
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2013, 12:36:30 pm »
Bit late but you too  8)

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Re: Towel Day
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2013, 01:57:06 pm »
Don't know for sure but given the fact that he was a staunch atheist, I can't help wonder if he would have been really annoyed!?

A memorial service was held on 17 September 2001 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields church, Trafalgar Square, London.

Oddly, I was around when it was introduced but for reasons unknown, never took to reading the Hitchhiker's Guide....

Much too busy with work, raising family, obligations, etc., at that time, I suppose.

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Re: Towel Day
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2013, 02:36:46 pm »
Given his sense of humour I think he would see the funny side of it.

Being an atheist doesn't mean you cannot remember and celebrate a persons life with fondness.

 


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