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DECEMBER 11, 2018 | NATIONAL APP DAY | NATIONAL NOODLE RING DAY

NATIONAL APP DAY

National App Day is observed annually on December 11.  The word “App” was listed as the word of the year in 2010 by the American Dialect Society.   

Short for Software Application, apps quickly appeared as our mobile cellular phones incorporated smart technologies including processing chips, internet connectivity and touchscreens.

Since that time apps have changed how we work, live and play.  They have created thousands of new companies, millions of new jobs and billions of dollars in revenue.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Post what your favorite app is on social media using #NationalAppDay, including why you couldn’t imagine life without it.  Click here to read the 2018 press release from the founder of App Day.

HISTORY

National App Day was submitted to and accepted by the Registrar at National Day Calendar in December 2017 by CJ Thompson, founder of Platinum Edge Media.

The purpose of National App Day is to celebrate the importance of apps as they change our collective culture by organically promoting creativity and innovation.

Apps accelerated in growth with the advent of Apple’s iPhone in 2007.  In 2008 Apple introduced OS 2.0, which included approximately 500 apps and allowed third-party app generation.  Today there are over 2 million apps on both the Apple and Android platforms and thousands more introduced daily.

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NATIONAL NOODLE RING DAY

Across the country, December 11 is day recognizing National Noodle Ring Day.

National Noodle Ring Day could possibly be about the little round pasta noodles that make up a delicious pasta salad or a number of other pasta dishes. They also are popular with kids (of all ages) to use in different craft projects, maybe even one that results in a beautiful snowflake for the holidays.

However, National Noodle Ring Day celebrates the pasta dish which is formed in an 8 or 9 inch ring mold or bundt pan.  Usually made from noodles, flour, breadcrumbs, cheese, eggs and other seasonings, this dish has quite a following.  When baked the noodle ring is removed from the mold and served on a plate giving it an elegant appearance.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Try your skills with making a noodle ring from one of the following noodle ring recipes:

Baked Noodle Ring
Picture Perfect Noodle Ring
Noodle Ring

Use #NationalNoodleRingDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to locate the creator or origin of National Noodle Ring Day.

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