Happy New Year to you all,
On Sat 26 Dec, Harold Singleton wrote:
>From COLLINS English Dictionary:-
BOXING DAY, The first weekday after Christmas, observed as a holiday. from
the custom of giving Christmas Boxes to tradesmen and staff on this day.
It is of interest to note that this yerar Boxing Day is Monday December
28th, it being the first weekday after Christmas. Monday December 28th is a
bank holiday this year
May I point out really for the none UK readers - Boxing Day
is usually on 26th December. If however the 26th occurs on a Sunday then
Boxing Day occurs on Monday 27th. So THIS year Boxing Day was on
Also associated with the Christmas Holiday is an extra Bank Holiday, the
day after Boxing Day. Since this year the 26th was on Saturday we had the
bank holiday on the Monday 28th, not on the Sunday when banks are
Doesn't life get complicated!
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Happy New Year from Clive & Lynne