Top five non-football things about January 31

Five non-football things about January 31

Five non-football things about January 31

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For football fans January 31 represents the excitement of Transfer Deadline Day.

But if talk of Albion's need for a striker or the lack of value in the January market leaves you befuddled or downright bored, then here are a few other things about January 31 to get you chatting in the office.

And there is absolutely no football - guaranteed.

Backwards Day - Mark this day otherwise known as Yad Sdrawkcab by dressing back to front, reading a book from end to beginning or even go to bed in the morning and get up at night.

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Brussels Sprouts Day - You may have had enough of them at Christmas but the humble Brussels sprout is high in protein, iron and potassium, and also contains Vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants. Try them roasted, pan browned, or grilled with pasta, chicken, bacon and raisin or in a salad.


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Scotch Tape Day - Richard Gurley Drew might not be a name you recognise but you can thank him every time you wrap a parcel or mend a torn page. Drew invented Scotch tape in 1930 and also invented masking tape and duct tape. Be sure to celebrate this inventor whose ideas really stuck.

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The end of Dry January - More than 1700 people will be celebrating a month off the booze improving their health and raising money for charity.

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International Creativity Month – January marks new beginnings and is a good time to take a fresh approach to problem-solving and renew confidence in your creative capabilities according Randall Munson who founded international creativity month. If you haven’t got in touch with your creative side recently why not start that novel, paint a picture, write a poem or take some photos.

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