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31 August 2007 @ 16:44
310g Day  

Evidently today is 310g Day, except perhaps in the United States, where it may be 11oz. Day instead.

Blog Day 2007

The purpose of this day is presumably to raise awareness of things that have a mass of 310 grams, such as:

  1. a lightweight cross-country bicycle tire
  2. a Timneh African grey parrot
  3. Studying Physics, by David Sands
  4. a tin of microwaveable sticky toffee sponge pudding
  5. Baker, the first squirrel monkey to survive space flight
  6. a silver menorah
  7. a human heart
 
 
 
Merlemerle_ on 31. August, 2007 22:14 (UTC)
(re "Blog Day 2007")
Find five new and interesting blogs and post about them? Gee. I kind of thought that was what the LJ friends list was for. I find about one per month, and if actively looking, it can take me most of a day to find one that is just somewhat interesting. To "find" five in one day I would have to save up for a few months.
the_deli: BOTTLE OPENERthedeli on 31. August, 2007 22:17 (UTC)
HAhaaa! Guttermouth!

Vizcachachillyrodent on 31. August, 2007 22:33 (UTC)
Funny! I was thinking how whimsical you Torontonians were with your holidays.

Will I begin to write 310g instead of blog now? Too soon to tell. Or, is it also bouncing off 3108? Wow, the possibilities weird.
Prof. Bleen6_bleen_7 on 1. September, 2007 02:06 (UTC)
I also read it as "3108 Day," when we should all take the time to reflect on the amendment of the Employee Retirement Income Act of 1974 and the Bissell Easy Vac Powerbrush. But maybe that's only in the US.
Q. Pheevrq_pheevr on 1. September, 2007 03:30 (UTC)

Or it could be 3108 Day, which would be 200 Day in decimal.

blackedoutdays on 1. September, 2007 20:35 (UTC)
i read that as "200 Day in denial" at first and was rather confused.
Q. Pheevrq_pheevr on 1. September, 2007 21:45 (UTC)

"I'm not 200 Day. Really, I'm not! I'm 3108 Day, which is totally different! Why doesn't anyone believe me?"

Vizcachachillyrodent on 1. September, 2007 14:08 (UTC)
Har! Significant ponderings, indeed.
w1ldc47w1ldc47 on 1. September, 2007 01:28 (UTC)
You're weird.
Q. Pheevr: Abstractq_pheevr on 1. September, 2007 02:40 (UTC)

I'm weird? What about the people who invented 310g Day?

(Anonym) on 1. Marts, 2008 01:36 (UTC)
what's with the Danish?!
Why are half the button labels in Danish? Are you a Dane or something?
Q. Pheevr: umop apisdnq_pheevr on 3. Marts, 2008 17:49 (UTC)
Re: what's with the Danish?!
Why not?