It is basicly a religious holiday, if you are of a non-christian religion however you can claim a religiously important day of that religion in exchange. At least if you work for the government you can.
Strange we don't get that one in Ireland, a lot of Europeans take it.
How did that Cappucino work out for you Tercio? Was the world a better place after it? I'm going to grab a cup of "scald" in minute, gotta get back to work while I'm having a good day of it.
Mailbox quiet due to number of people on holidays, work getting done.