July Is...

National Ice Cream Month:

4 scoops of ice cream on a waffle cone - In 1984 President Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. About 9% of all milk produced by U.S. Diary Farmers is used for ice cream production and it generates total revenues of $10 billion.

 

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Dog Days :

Dog wearing sunglasses resting in a lawn chair with a fan blowing on him, a bag of bones and a cool drink next to him.- the hottest days of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. It typically lasts 30-54 days and was originally tied to Sirius, the Dog Star. From the 1813 book "Clavis Calendaria" it was believed to be an evil time when "the Sea boiled, the Wine turned sour, Dogs grew mad, and all other creatures became languid".