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No Dirty Dishes Day

Dirty Dishes Day

About No Dirty Dishes Day

When is No Dirty Dishes Day? This holiday is always celebrated on May 18

No Dirty Dishes Day is a reprieve from the daily pile of dishes to wash and dry. Day after day, we do the daily chore of washing and drying dishes, then put them away in various cabinets and drawers. We perform this task after each and every meal, and often after snacks. Even putting them in and out of the dishwasher and running it, can be a chore. This May 18 holiday exists to give you a break from the daily routine. And if you have teenagers in the house, it gives them more time to focus on their homework.

You deserve a break from this routine. And, today is that day. The objective of this day is to have no dirty dishes. It is not intended to pile them up until tomorrow. The best approach is to avoid creating dirty dishes today. We strongly recommend that you do not pile up the dishes to do tomorrow.  This defeats the purpose of this very special day.

Dishwasher, Dirty Dishes

How to Celebrate and Participate in No Dirty Dishes Day

Ways to celebrate No Dirty Dishes Day:

  • Got dirty dishes? Hide them.
  • Use disposable paper plates and plastic cutlery today.
  • Go to a restaurant. They will clean your dishes.
  • Use disposable coffee cups and drink cups.

Today's Deep Thought

You can fool some of the people all of the time…. and those are the ones you want to concentrate on.

History and Origin of No Dirty Dishes Day

Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. There is no doubt in this author’s mind that a teenager dreamed up this one to get out of his or her dishwashing duty.

This holiday was originally titled No Diet Day. A number of Internet sites are now calling this National No Diet Day

There are no congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day.

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