Why do they call it 'Labor Day'?

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By The Express

So, did you have a great Labor Day?

Get lots of neat presents? Oh wait, that’s Christmas. Eat lots of food and watch football all day? Never mind, that’s Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.

Dress up like a ghost or ghoul or chase a mythical rabbit in search for candy? Oh yeah, that’s Halloween and Easter. Well, surely you blew something up, or did something otherwise patriotic. I forgot, that’s Independence and Memorial Day.

Basically, when you get right down to it, Labor Day doesn’t have much going for it.

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