National Happy Hour Day
As far as unofficial holidays go, we can’t think of a better excuse to drink than National Happy Hour Day, celebrated annually each November 12th. The term “Happy Hour” was coined in the U.S. Navy during the 1920’s as a euphemism for ship board entertainment involving alcohol.
Today, the American bar scene celebrates “Happy Hour” daily with discounted drink specials, usually between the hours of 4:00 and 7:00pm, except where prohibited by law. In Europe, many countries strictly regulate the price of a serving of alcohol, so customers may be served a double pour rather than a discount on a single order.
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