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INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY

October 22

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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on of June, repeating indefinitely

An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day 22 of October, repeating indefinitely

WHEN:
OCTOBER 22
&
JUNE 28
WHERE:
EVERYWHERE
FIRST OCCURRENCE:
2000
CREATED BY
DEREK ARNOLD
IN OCTOBER 2000IN 2009 THE DATE OF JUNE 28 WAS ADDED
TO COMMEMORATE “KING OF THE PITCH” BILLY MAYS
WHO WAS AN ICONIC INFOMERCIAL SALESPERSON
KNOWN FOR TALKING IN ALL CAPS
THE IDEA BEHIND INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY
IS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE PROBLEM OF
SOME PEOPLE NOT MINDING THEIR CAPS LOCK KEY
WHEN PEOPLE CHAT OR WRITE POSTS
WITH
THE CAPS LOCK TURNED ON, IT LOOKS LIKE
THEY’RE SHOUTING!

AND SHOUTING IS CONSIDERED TO BE
INCONSIDERATE OR SOMETIMES EVEN
AGGRESSIVE!
WRITE A LOT IN CAPS LOCK TODAY TO RAISE
AWARENESS ABOUT THE DANGERS OF BEING
CARELESS WITH YOUR CAPS LOCK!!!!!111
#INTERNATIONALCAPSLOCKDAY #CAPSLOCKDAY

 

 

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“THE EMPTY VESSEL MAKES THE LOUDEST SOUND”
(WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR)

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Date:
October 22
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