Tag Archives: Ascension Day

Thursday Fart Joke

My first thought was that six-year-old boys would probably roll on the floor in laughter – but only if they speak English. German children wouldn’t see the humor. It’s another holiday in Germany, one that I never remember being mentioned in Canada. It is Ascension Day. For some reason, until this week I never heard […]

Another Day, Another Holiday

Another day, another German holiday. Second of four this month. Does no-one have to work in this country? In Canada we seem to be able to count on a day off each month, more or less. Whatever date the holiday is supposed to be, we observe it on the nearest Monday. Here it seems the […]