The hashtag #NationalCoffeeDay is at the top of today’s U.S. and Canada Twitter trending lists. But take a guess at how many other countries around the world are also marking this Sept. 29 occasion…
— Sonia Aslam (@SoniaSAslam) September 29, 2016
If you estimated anywhere near 19 other countries, brew yourself another cup. We’ve written occasionally about the provenance of so-called National Days, but this one takes the coffee cake.
The calendaring of National Coffee Days now extends from April (China, Portugal) to Oct. 1 (U.K., Sri Lanka, Pakistan). And while Saturday is supposed to be the day in the United Kingdom, a bunch of folks there are celebrating our National Coffee Day.
As if all this isn’t confusing enough, Saturday Oct. 1 is also, as first proclaimed last year, International Coffee Day.
Previously on FishbowlNY:
Canadian Newspaper Launches Coffee Subscription Service