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Google's Veteran's Day Logo
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Kerrigan
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Nov 11, 2010, 10:11 PM
 
Isn't it nice that Google has changed their homepage to show a nice American flag in honor of Veteran's Day? How quaint and evocative!
     
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Nov 11, 2010, 10:28 PM
 
lulz
     
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Nov 11, 2010, 10:59 PM
 
What is your point? They do it for almost every holiday or anniversary, major or otherwise.
     
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Nov 11, 2010, 11:30 PM
 
I think because it wasn't an American holiday until 1956, prior to that we celebrated it with everyone else as Armistice Day. It's since been renamed Veterans Day to honor American veterans instead of celebrating a unified victory of World War I.

Google.ca shows the red poppy.
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Nov 12, 2010, 12:42 AM
 
Originally Posted by imitchellg5 View Post
What is your point? They do it for almost every holiday or anniversary, major or otherwise.
They only started doing it for Veteran's Day the past couple of years. Here's a link to all of Google's holiday logos dating back to 1998.
     
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Nov 12, 2010, 11:54 AM
 
Dammit, everyone on Facebook was posting flags too, I mean, WTF.
     
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A better question is... "Why does Garfield hate the troops?"

Garfield Veterans Day Cartoon | Geekosystem

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