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    Thanksgiving day

    I understand that Thanksgiving day is a one day public holiday.

    Do people usually take leave before and after Thanksgiving day?

    I am not living in US, so I am not clear about it.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Thanksgiving day

    Since Thanksgiving Day is always a Thursday, it is common for people to take that Friday off to get a four-day weekend.

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    Re: Thanksgiving day

    Is it common for people to take off on the Mon/Tue/Wed (either one or all three days) before Thanksgiving day?

    Is it common for people to take off on the Mon/Tue/Wed (either one or all three days) after Thanksgiving day?

    Thanks

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    Re: Thanksgiving day

    Not as common as Friday.

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    Re: Thanksgiving day

    A good student would have noticed that Mike capitalised both words in Thanksgiving Day.

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    Re: Thanksgiving day

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Since Thanksgiving Day is always a Thursday, it is common for people to take that Friday off to get a four-day weekend.
    The companies I have worked for had that Friday as a holiday as well. Schoolkids are off, which forces many parents to have to be home that day.

    The following Monday is a school and work holiday, too, because it is the first day of deer hunting season. So it's a 5-day weekend.

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    Re: Thanksgiving day

    Is the following Monday always a holiday? Is it official US holiday?

    If I am not wrong, after Thanksgiving day, the coming Friday is Black Friday Sale, and coming Monday is Cyber Monday?

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    Re: Thanksgiving day

    The following Monday is not an official holiday. Nor is the Friday after Thanksgiving Day. These are shopping days created by retailers.

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    Re: Thanksgiving day

    Quote Originally Posted by goodstudent View Post

    If I am not wrong, after Thanksgiving day...
    I notice that you thanked me for post #5, but you have made the same mistake again.

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    Re: Thanksgiving day

    Is it that Whatever Day (holiday), the word Day needs to be capatilised?

    e.g. New Year Day, Boxing Day, Christmas Day...

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