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It’s all about Dad

June 18, 2010

Happy Father’s day to all our dads! 

Here’s some fun facts about Father’s Day:

Background Trivia:

  • The idea of Father’s Day was concieved in Washington by Sonora Dodd in 1909.
  • Sonora wanted a day to celebrate her father, William Smart, a windowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm.
  • The first presidential proclamation honoring fathers was issued in 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson designated the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day.
  • President Nixon signed the day into public law making it permenant in 1972.

Best Dad gifts (according to www.askmen.com):

  1. Landscaping services
  2. Sports Tickets
  3. Meat
  4. Driving Gloves
  5. Wine
  6. Leather Wallet
  7. Golf clubs
  8. Fishing gear
  9. Alcohol
  10. Grilling Tools

Best Dad Cars.  I asked our Auto Expert dads what they considered to be the best dad cars, here’s what they would want:

  • Ferrari
  • Bentley
  • Lamborghini
  • Maserati
  • Corvette
  • Mustang
  • Challenger
  • 1976 Monte Carlo
  • 1964 Chevy Impala convertible
  • 1968 Shelby GT500KR
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