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8 Fun Facts About The Eighth Month

As August rolls in...

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With August comes cooler winds, school supplies, and reignited friendships at school. So to celebrate the month of new beginnings, here are 8 fun facts about the month of August.

1. National Smile Week is the week of August 5-11th.

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2. Lemon Meringue Pie Day on August 15th.

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3. On August 20, 1630, Lemonade was first served in Paris, France.[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F08%2F02%2F6360570203670677857156704_lemonade.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=675&h=f4e0b88cd5f2ea49dce2d0995830610573af24e77cc16ae97b6e19f0f3bc1173&size=980x&c=2746307799 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F08%252F02%252F6360570203670677857156704_lemonade.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D675%26h%3Df4e0b88cd5f2ea49dce2d0995830610573af24e77cc16ae97b6e19f0f3bc1173%26size%3D980x%26c%3D2746307799%22%7D" expand=1]

4. August in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to February in the Southern Hemisphere.

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5. Augustus renamed the month of Sextilis because many of his greatest triumphs occurred during this month.

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6. Many cultures call this month the harvest month or the time of harvest.

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7. The Anglo-Saxon called August “Weodmonath” meaning “weed month.”

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8. Statistics show that 22 per cent of men named August in Sweden were born in August.[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F08%2F02%2F636057021532067297-679510387_swedish.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=327&h=a5a1f11779328b4642dc01ce99b038d8c376d02438ed150b5df99e2dd5e40323&size=980x&c=1742712734 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F08%252F02%252F636057021532067297-679510387_swedish.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D327%26h%3Da5a1f11779328b4642dc01ce99b038d8c376d02438ed150b5df99e2dd5e40323%26size%3D980x%26c%3D1742712734%22%7D" expand=1]

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