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The most grammatically-infuriating holiday of the year

Today 02:24 GMT

Presidents Day has been an extremely confusing holiday ever since George Washington died in 1799 and people decided we ought to figure out a way to celebrate the guy.

A few centuries later, in 1968, Congress decided it'd be better if Americans had more three-day weekends (agree), and they issued the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, which officially moved George Washington's birthday to "the third Monday in February."

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