Good morning! Today is Labor Day in the US. As we celebrate the accomplishments of the labor movement, especially the eight-hour work day and the 40-hour work week, let's also remember that Labor Day in the US is set in September because Pres. Cleveland feared the socialist and anti-authority implications of putting the holiday on May 1, which he felt would have been an implicit celebration of the Haymarket Affair. (If you're unfamiliar: )

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Hic quoque abibit.

Just Ellie (and perhaps some of her toys).