Saturday, September 3, 2011

Happy Labor Day!!

Hi there. 
I hope you are enjoying the 
Labor Day Working Man Blog Hop!! 

Here's a Labor Day Trivia Quiz for you. Answers will be posted at the bottom of the post.

1. What is the chief purpose of Labor Day in the U.S.?
a) To commemorate the establishment of unions b) To celebrate work c) To honor all workers d) To raise awareness for the labor movement

2. What infamous incident in U.S. history led to the establishment of Labor Day as a federal holiday?
a) Tompkins Square Riot b) Great Railroad Strike of 1877 c) Bay View Tragedy d) Haymarket Riot e) Pullman Strike

3. Which U.S. President was the first to make Labor Day a national holiday?
a) Teddy Roosevelt b) Franklin Roosevelt c) John F. Kennedy d) Grover Cleveland e) Lyndon Johnson

4. What year was Labor Day first celebrated?
a) 1870 b) 1874 c) 1877 d) 1882 e) Not known

5. Which U.S. state does not recognize Labor Day as a state holiday?
a) Texas b) Oklahoma c) New York d) Illinois e) None

 Three Cheers for the Working Man (And Woman!)

No, there's nothing wrong with a hard hat and a hammer
Kind of glue that sticks this world together
Hands of steel and cradle of the Promised Land
God bless the working man

Alan Jackson

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Thanks, and have a safe and happy Labor Day!

Answers to quiz:   1. (c)  2. (e)  3. (d)  4. (d)  5. (e)


  1. I actually did fairly well on the quiz....only one wrong. And that's with no morning coffee running through my system. Thanks for the hottie photo and have a pleasant holiday.

    joderjo402 AT gmail DOT com

  2. The guy in the photo can work me...I mean work for me anyday! Thanks for the Labor Day trivia...interesting! GFC: books4me

    books4me67 at

  3. I love the book cover on your "Burn" All american Vampire book.
    I love the tattoo. Thank you for the quiz to jog the old memory..some of us need reminding....*S*
    And thank you for the Blog Tour!



  4. Great picture almost forgot all about the quiz.

  5. Yay Labor Day! I love a blue-collar hero, and that's what this holiday makes me think of. :) Hope mentioning that makes up for the fact that I don't know the answers to all of those questions... LOL

  6. Well, I got 2 of the answers right, but really, who could concentrate on the trivia questions when there is a HOTTIE!!!!! staring at you. I mean come on. Did you really expect me to look at words when I could look at Mr Carlos Arias? hehe

    Have a great holiday and stay safe.

    reneebennett35 at yahoo dot com

  7. Apparently I'm not good at quizzes. At least I got one right. :)

    beckerjo at verizon dot net

  8. Quiz? There was a quiz? Who could take a quiz with that hot bod at the bottom of it? Nice.

  9. Well, my son in law and I got 3 right. :p

    HOT pic!!! in here or what??? *fans self*

    Stacy Wilson

    dragn_lady at yahoo dot com

  10. Ok I feel really shamed.. Didn't do well at all :(
    great pic though - thanks for giveaway xoxo


  11. I got 3 right, nice pic! Have a great Labor Day weekend! cherylllynne(at)rocketmail(dot)com

  12. I hated quizzes in school, too - only got 2 right. Hope everyone has a great weekend - be safe out there.

    Do you think he would mind an up close and personal inspection of the tat??? :-)

  13. I love that pic.I got the last three correct .

  14. The founde rof Labor Day surprised - but wouldn't have if I had known it was a result of the Pullman Strike - as that would have given me a time frame. I guess FDR. He started so many programs and holiday "days" to get the American economy and morale up that this would have been right up his alley had Grover not done it first! Thanks for making me use my brain - at least for a moment - on a Sunday!
    msmjb65 AT gmail DOT com

  15. Yep! ~ Three Cheers for the Working Man (And Woman!)

  16. Loved the pic. I got 3 right on the quiz.
    Hope everyone is having a fun and safe Labor Day weekend.

  17. I did pretty well on the test. Who knew that high school history stuck in my head! I had no idea which president made it a national holiday though.

    Thanks. I do love trivia.

  18. What a cute quiz, Bree! And thanks for the weekend eye candy ;)

    f dot chen at comcast dot net

  19. Yummy pic.

    Enjoyed the blurb for Burn, it looks really good.

    Brandi Roberts