Happy Day Mrs. Jarvis!

Hey everyone, sorry not to write my own Mother’s Day blog right now, but I think this one is well worth sharing.

Agrigirl's Blog

She was specific about the punctuation. It should be singular possessive so that each family can honor their own mother. That very statement implied that it would not be a plural possessive commemorating all women in the world. And so, U.S. President Wilson used the singular possessive when he signed the law creating the official Mother’s Day holiday in 1914.IMG_0970

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  1. Tammy
    May 12, 2013 @ 12:30:09

    Thanks so much Lucinda. This history was a first for me to learn also.

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  2. Garden Walk Garden Talk
    May 12, 2013 @ 11:06:43

    A-OK It was a good story.

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