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December 1st

Today is December 1st, which means that:

  • It’s World AIDS Day
  • It’s the first day of Advent
  • There are now only three Saturdays until Christmas
  • It’s the 30th birthday of a good friend of mine
  • And it’s Woody Allen’s 78th birthday today
  • It’s 128 years since Dr Pepper was first served
  • I can open the first door of my Advent calendar – yes, I still have one and yes, it is a chocolate one
  • Movember participants will be shaving their moustaches for the first time in a month
  • Decembeard participants will have shaved their faces for the last time in a month
  • My wife has given me a pinch and a punch for the first of the month. Normally I get her first
  • On this day in 1919, the first female MP took her seat in the House of Commons
  • I’ll be going on a pub crawl around Bradford this afternoon
  • canitalkaboutchristmasyet.com has changed for the first time this year
  • We would be putting our Christmas tree up today, if it weren’t for the aforementioned pub crawl. Maybe later this week

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