Friday, May 01, 2015

Mayday! Mayday!! Mayday!!! May The 1st Be With You!

Mayday!! Mayday!! Ok - not that kind of Mayday.  May 1 is recognised in 80 countries as International Workers Day or Labour Day and how is it celebrated? By not working!  Some say the 1st of May was the date the pagans celebrated their Roman goddess of flowers - Floralia.  May Day is also used to remember the Haymarket Affair of 1886 in Chicago where police shot and killed protesters who were picketing an eight hour day.  Some more Memes after the cut to help you through your non working day.

Culled from Google, latintimes, 961theeagle and


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