Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Here’s How 9 Other Countries Celebrate Father’s Day

People around the world observe Father’s Day.

Father’s Day as we know it in America emerged out of the efforts of a woman in Spokane, Wash. in the early twentieth century who believed that that there ought to be a mother’s day equivalent for America’s fathers. The holiday on the third Sunday in June has always taken a back seat to its May counterpart—Father’s Day only became an official holiday in 1972—but it has in fact taken root, in one way or another, in countries around the world.”

Read more @ http://time.com/2871332/heres-how-9-other-countries-celebrate-fathers-day/

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