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Father’s Day is a day to celebrate and honor the wonderful fathers in the world and their influence on society.

Father’s Day Did You Know?

About 95 million Father’s Day cards were given last year, making it the 4th largest card giving holiday

There are about 70.1 million fathers in America

The necktie is the most common gift for fathers this day

Almost half as much is spent on Father’s Day gifts than on Mother’s Day.  (Guess moms are more expensive.)

Father’s Day Quotes

“If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.”  – Bill Cosby

“Becoming a father is easy enough, but being one can be very rough.” – Wilhelm Busch

“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.” – Mark Twain

“The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.” – Tim Russert

Have a Happy Father’s Day, and go get dad a tie.

Pictures by: J I G I S H A a.k.a Nitin Badhwar, Gila Rayberg, Dayna McIsaac, and nyomee wallen on flickr.com

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