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Facebook Is Launched

 February 4, 2004

“If you can’t stop thinking about someone’s update, that’s called ‘status cling’.”

– Jessica Park

“All I know is that I carried you for nine months. I fed you, I clothed you, I paid for your college education. Friending me on Facebook seems like a small thing to ask in return.” – Jodi Picoult

“It’s almost bed time, so I’ll just check my email, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and watch a season of my favorite show on Netflix. Real quick.”

“If Facebook has taught us anything, it’s that a lot of people aren’t quite ready for a spelling bee.” 


Chinese New Year

February 5

Year of the Boar

“Happy New Year! Always welcome the new morning with a new spirit, a smile on your face, love in your heart and good thoughts in your mind.”


First Barbie Doll Sold

 February 12, 1959

“If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?” Steven Wright

“Little girls love dolls. They just don’t love doll clothes. We’ve got four thousand dolls and ain’t one of them got a stitch of clothes on.” 

     Jeff Foxworthy

“Growing up, my dolls were doctors and on secret missions. I had Barbie Goes Rambo. Zoe Saldana

Black History Month

“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.”

Thurgood Marshall

“One day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings.”

Franklin Thomas

Valentine’s Day

February 14

“For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” 

Judy Garland

“I’d kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs.”

Cameron Diaz

“What I find most disturbing about Valentine’s Day is, look, I get that you have to have a holiday of love, but in the height of flu season, it makes no sense.”

Lewis Black

“You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.”

Albert Einstein

“In a world full of temporary things, you are a perpetual feeling.”

                 Sanober Khan

“A guy knows he’s in love when he loses interest in his car for a couple of days.”

Tim Allen

“Remember, your Valentine’s card shows you care enough to send the very best, even though you’re too lazy to put it in your own words.” 

Melanie White

“You are never alone on Valentine’s Day if you’re near a lake and have bread.”

          Mike Primavera

“Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow internet service to see who they really are.” 

Will Ferrell

“Love is a grave mental disease.” Plato

“Kisses are a better fate than wisdom”

e.e. cummings

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day 

February 23

“If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two.”

Phil Pastoret

“I feel sorry for people who don’t have dogs. I hear they have to pick up their own food if they drop it on the floor.” 


“I buy dog supplies like other girls buy shoes.” 

  Renee Lekey

“Every snack you make, every meal you bake, every bite you take – I’ll be watching you.” 

My dog

Levi Strauss is born

February 26, 1829

“Skinny jeans were only good if you had skinny genes.”   – Matt Dunn

“Can we just stop pretending that skinny jeans are a good look on anyone? Can we just band together and go for a boot cut, please? Ladies?”

– Jennifer Garner

“Some people are like blue jeans- the older and more beat up they get, the better they look.” 

Jonathan Carroll

“Fashion is mysterious, as a rule. Why are blue jeans a classic? You just hit on something that happens to be timeless and right.” 

Diane von Furstenberg

“It’s all fun and games until your jeans don’t fit.”

“It’s a recipe for disaster when your country has an obesity epidemic and a skinny jean fad.” 


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