fathers : day

In anticipation for Father’s Day, we have put together some interesting facts and “dad jokes” about the day.

The first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in the state of Washington (USA).

fathers : day

Father’s Day is held on the third Sunday of June in the United Kingdom. It is a day to honour fathers and father figures, such as grandfathers, step fathers and fathers-in-law. Many people make a special effort to visit their fathers or to send them a card or gifts. 

On Father’s Day, many people make a special effort to visit their father. They often take or send cards and gifts. Common Father’s Day gifts are ties, socks, underwear, sweaters, slippers and other items of clothing. Other people give tools for household maintenance or garden work, luxury food items or drinks.
Many Father’s Day gifts have slogans such as “The World’s Best Dad”, “For My Father” or just a simple “Dad” on them. The increase in print-on-demand services offered by photo processing companies has made personalized gifts even more popular for Father’s Day. Photographs of children can be printed on desk calendars, mugs, T-shirts, mouse mats, bags and even ties. Many fathers are expected to take these to the office to remind them of their families while they are working.
10 : fathers day facts

Father’s Day is always celebrated on the third Sunday in June. 

According to Hallmark, Father’s Day is the fourth-largest card-sending occasion with 72 million cards given every year.

In the UK 7 million Father’s Day cards are sent each year, compared to 13 million Mother’s Day cards.

The official flower for Father’s Day is the rose.

Neckties Are Still The Most Common Father’s Day Gift.

The very first Father’s Day was celebrated to honour a single farther.

Father’s Day was invented by American Mrs. Sonora Smart Dodd

There are an estimated 1.5 billion fathers worldwide

In Germany, the men spend the Father’s Day drinking beer all the day at beer gardens.

Father’s Day in Thailand celebrated in December, on the birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the dress code for this day is yellow.

dad : (bad) jokes

What did the fish say when he hit the wall? – Dam.

What did Tennessee? – The same thing as Arkansas.

What do you call cheese that isn’t yours? – Nacho cheese!

What did the police officer say to his belly button? – You’re under a vest.

The doctor said the X-ray was negative. – I was like, “aren’t they all?”

I’m so good at sleeping, I can do it with my eyes closed!

I don’t trust stairs. They’re always up to something.

What kind of noise does a witch’s vehicle make? – Brrrroooom, brrroooom.

A book never written: “Fatherly Advice” by Buck L. Upson.

Why are elevator jokes so classic and good? – They work on many levels.

If a child refuses to nap, are they guilty of resisting a rest?

What do you call a factory that makes okay products? – A satisfactory.

I’ve got a great joke about construction… but I’m still working on it.