It’s Our Duty to Eat Donuts

We have a penchant in the US for “national” days celebrating everything from nylon stockings to limericks (hat tip to the brilliant John Oliver’s montage in Last Week Tonight, episode 4) … but today is National Donut Day. Despite the free donuts abounding, this one has a little more credibility. It was started by the Salvation Army to honor the women who served donuts to soldiers fighting in Europe during World War 1. This year marks the 77th National Donut Day in honor of the donut lassies:

So it appears to be our patriotic duty to eat a donut today!


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