In the old country we used to celebrate holidays with a day of rest, a picnic, going to the pool, etc. Until they came up with the idea of celebrating “through work”… kinda like this:
January 18, 2013
[I find it interesting in a very scary sort of way when I talk to people that lived under communism.
See also other comments from Bogdan.—Joe]
“Arbeit macht Frei!”