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How Was Your Douglas Jefferson Day?

Did anyone do this on Saturday, or was made-up holiday Douglas Jefferson Day too whimsical even for Washington? A reminder of the rules:

Douglas Jefferson Day must be celebrated in a Public House of the District of Columbia, in the company of good friends
A gift must be given to a friend. One must not have [...]

D.C. Residents Create Fictional Drinking Holiday

D.C. has brunch. It has street festivals. Do we really need another reason to day drink? Supporters of Douglas Jefferson Day think so.
Most D.C. residents probably have no clue what Douglas Jefferson Day is—because until recently, it didn't exist. Organizers of "D.C.'s favorite holiday" are calling it a revival, but on Oct. 6, Douglas [...]