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Awareness Awareness Month

1:00 PM -- Inspired by a piece about the health awareness calendar on Sunday's NPR program, On the Media, the Light Reading Simian Research Institute has compiled a partial list of important stuff we must all be aware of this month. June is:

  • Headache Awareness Month
  • Torture Awareness Month
  • Accordion Awareness Month (coincidence?)

  • Hernia Awareness Month
  • Spina Bifida Awareness Month
  • Scleroderma Awareness Month (These massive beasts once roamed the Earth!)
  • Brain Injury Awareness Month
  • Aphasia Awareness Month
  • Effective Communications Month (Good luck, aphasics.)
  • Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month (frigging May 15 to June 15 goddammit!)

  • Low-Carb Awareness Month
  • Soul Food Month
  • Dairy Month
  • Beef Awareness Month (Eat more Slim Jims!)
  • Men's Health Awareness Month (Eat more Slim Jims!)
  • Turkey Lover’s Month (Hey. Don't knock it if you haven't tried it.)
  • Goat Trauma Awareness Month ("Stay alert. Goats are deceitful and can hide just about anywhere.")

  • Safety Month (Green ribbons available!)
  • Potty Training Awareness Month (Gotta add that to my to-do list.)
  • Children's Awareness Month (If you spot one, report it immediately to the authorities. They're deceitful and can hide just about anywhere.)
  • Invasive Species Awareness Month (Children, Mexicans, Canadians, Sclerodermas... you name it.)

  • National Celibacy Awareness Month (For some of us every month...)
— Larry, Aware Monkey, Light Reading

sfwriter 12/5/2012 | 3:51:24 AM
re: Awareness Awareness Month My favorite is caffeine awareness month in March. There's even a quiz to determine if you're an addict: ttp://www.caffeineawareness.or...

sfwriter 12/5/2012 | 3:51:23 AM
re: Awareness Awareness Month It might make more sense for National Condom Week (Feb 13-18) to be held during Alcohol Awareness Month, no?
Larry, Monkey 12/5/2012 | 3:51:23 AM
re: Awareness Awareness Month I slept through that one in preparation for April, Alcohol Awareness Month. Don't remember whether there was a test.
Michael Harris 12/5/2012 | 3:51:21 AM
re: Awareness Awareness Month Get ready for next month. July is both ...

Lake Awareness Month
http://www.nalms.org/resource/...

And

National Drowning Prevention Day
http://www.lifesaving.org/educ...

Nice to see synchronized awareness issues. Remember, no swimming until an hour after your lunch.
sfwriter 12/5/2012 | 3:51:21 AM
re: Awareness Awareness Month I'm addicted to caffeine, Larry likes to drink and Michael, you...swim? C'mon, you can do better than that.

How about Smoking Awareness Month, Problem Gambling Awareness Week or at least National Hand Washing Awareness Week?
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