National Gummi Worm Day (July 15th)

 

Monday, July 15, 2013

National Gummi Worm Day (July 15th)

National Gummi Worm Day
National Gummi Worm Day
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July 15th is National Gummi Worm Day!
The origins of National Gummi Worm Day are currently unknown, but Google recognizes this holiday as an official holiday! In 1981, Trolli invented the infamous gummy worm. The reason for making such an extraordinary candy was to give children something fun to eat, while mildly shocking their parents. Trolli’s Sour Brite Crawlers not only have a duo of flavors, but they also have fluorescent colors with a slightly sour grainy coating. The flavors include orange and lime (orange and green), strawberry and raspberry ( pink and blue), and lemon and cherry (yellow and red). Gummy worms are a favorite sweet treat among people all over the world.

Gummy Worm Shots - National Gummi Worm Day
Gummy Worm Shots
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Celebrate this weird holiday by going to the convenience store and buying gummy worms! Wish your friends a ” Happy National Gummi Worm Day !” Hold a competition with your friends to see who can stuff the most gummy worms in your mouth! Buy some sweet gummy worms and sour gummy worms to determine what flavors of gummy worms you like the best! Throw a party, and serve some gummy worm shots! If you are looking to make something more child-friendly, try making some gummy worm dirt pie ! However you decide to celebrate National Gummi Worm Day , we hope you develop a greater respect for gummy worms and go buy some of these delicious edible worms today!

National Gummi Worm Day Fun Facts:
  • Gummy bears and worms are the most popular varieties of gummy candy.
  • Gummi ” means ” rubber ” in German.
  • Gummy candy comes in many different shapes, including spiders, watches, hamburgers, pizza, bugs, feet, etc.
  • The world’s largest gummy worm in 26 inches long, 5 inches in girth, weighs about 3 pounds, and packs an impressive 4,000 calories!
  • The average Trolli Sour Brite Crawler , the number one sold gummy worm, is two inches long.

National Gummi Worm Day Jokes:
  • What do you call a worm who just lost his dentures?
    • A gummy worm!
  • Why did the gummy worm cross the road?
    • To get away from the fried chicken!
  • What do you call a female gummy worm?
    • A gummy worman!
  • What’s worse than finding a gummy worm in your apple?
    • Finding an empty bag of gummy worms next to it!
  • What do gummy worms do before they exercise?
    • Worm up!

National Gummi Worm Day Quotes:
  • “The early bird catches the worm.”
    • William Camden
  • “The early bird gets the worm. The early worm… gets eaten.”
    • Norman Ralph Augustine
  • “If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on.”
    • Immanuel Kant
  • “Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock.”
    • Francis Beaumont
  • “God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.”
    • P. D. James

National Gummi Worm Day Destinations:
  • Take a vacation to Fürth, Bavaria, Germany, where Trolli ‘s headquarters are located.
  • Visit a candy shop, and buy a huge bag of gummy worms!
  • If there’s no candy store nearby, drive to the nearest grocery store and buy a package of gummy worms!
  • Go to the library, and read Goosebumps: Go Eat Worms! by R. L. Stine!
  • Stay home, and read about National Gummi Worm Day on WeirdHoliday.com !

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July 15th is also Be a Dork Day, I Love Horses Day, National Tapioca Pudding Day, and Respect Canada Day!

National Gummi Worm Day is celebrated in July which is: National Anti-Boredom Month, National Blueberry Month, National Cellphone Courtesy Month, National Grilling Month, National Hot Dog Month, National Ice Cream Month, and National Vacation Rental Month!

Do you have another interesting fact or joke about National Gummi Worm Day or gummy worms? Leave a comment below and tell us what you think! We might even add your information to this article!