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Tomb-Sweeping Day


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  • “As miner after miner was carried out of the mine’s mouth, rescuers hugged each other and wept for joy. Scenes of the rescue were broadcast repeatedly on national television on Tomb-Sweeping Day, China’s national holiday to commemorate the dead.”

    The New York Times, Rescue of 114 at Chinese Coal Mine Called ‘Miracle’, by Sharon LaFraniere, April 5, 2010

    April 5, 2010

  • Reesetee, don't you have a list of holidays?

    April 5, 2010

  • At first I thought this was some strange synonym for Easter!

    April 5, 2010

  • CB: Yep. Added. Although its tag is not going to be pretty. ;-)

    April 6, 2010

  • Guys, guys. The Tag Beauty Standards Authority may have to be notified if this keeps going on.

    April 7, 2010

  • Well gee, bilby, it's not that unattractive!

    *fluffs tag's hair*

    April 7, 2010

  • Hmmmm, a shoe-shine and you'll pass, sonny.

    April 7, 2010

  • Where are tags found nowadays? Or are they hiding in plain sight?

    April 7, 2010

  • They're on the word front page, sionnach--not the comments page. (Click on the word above and look at the column at right.)

    April 7, 2010