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  • hi everyone I'm Alicia father's day is a relatively recent holiday in the United

  • States having come into existence in 1972 it's celebrated on the third Sunday

  • of June every year though it's not as commercially important as Mother's Day

  • it's equally important to many families Father's Day can be a bit more

  • irreverent than Mother's Day in many regards

  • lots of people call home on Father's Day guess which type of calls are

  • particularly popular during this holiday we'll show you the answer at the end of

  • this video Father's Day is all about showing father's appreciation for what

  • they do for acknowledging the role of fathers and children's lives and in many

  • cases simply for making an excuse to hang out with one's dad the holiday

  • tends to have less of the soft imagery associated with Mother's Day and in fact

  • it does have a reputation as being an occasion that is rather light-hearted

  • Father's Day gifts tend to be not surprisingly manly in nature it's common

  • for people to buy their dad's power tools neckties sporting equipment and so

  • forth to show appreciation in fact getting an ugly necktie on Father's Day

  • is something of a cliched joke among father's across the nation it's been

  • poked fun at in commercials and in other venues

  • Father's Day is not quite as popular as Mother's Day researchers attribute this

  • partially to the fact that there are more families with single mothers than

  • there are with single fathers which may skew the popularity of the holiday the

  • holiday is consistently popular however and many families find an excuse to do

  • something special just for the father and the family on this particular day

  • for younger children actually making a Father's Day gift is something of a

  • tradition many children are encouraged to make something that they think their

  • father would like such as artwork or crafts for example other children may

  • opt to help their father out with chores and now here's the answer to the quiz do

  • you know what type of calls are popular on Father's Day collect calls are

  • particularly popular on Father's Day somewhat humorously while fewer people

  • tend to call home on Father's Day than they do on Mother's Day many of them

  • choose to call collect how was this lesson did you learn something

  • interesting is there a day dedicated to fathers in your country please leave a

  • comment in English class until next time

hi everyone I'm Alicia father's day is a relatively recent holiday in the United

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