From school classmates, neighbourhood squad to office colleagues to random strangers who touches upon our lives, we make friends from all parts and phases of life.
Time to say and wish our friends– Happy Friendship Day 2017!
Criticisms were especially sharp during the depression, when few people had extra money to spend on leisurely items.
Following early friendship day failures, some communities celebrated the holiday unofficially.
Some regions celebrate the holiday on a different date, but the mission remains the same: to honor and recognize the important friendships in your life, both new and old.
History The idea of a holiday to celebrate friendships came about twice in history.
There’s no need to pick your brain, a good company is all it takes.
Plus, we’ve got a few exciting, hilarious and cheap ideas for you to choose from.
If you see someone you like, simply "wave" at them.
First, Joyce Hall from Hallmark Cards promoted the idea during the 1920s and 1930s.
Hall proposed August 2 as a day to send friends cards.
It's easy and free, and as you gain the confidence you can follow it up with a message. Our dedicated, award-winning support team are only a quick email away should you need help.
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