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PostWillie Nelson Celebrates April 20th with Livestream Concert (Paul Pitlick, USA, 04/21/20 3:29 pm)
I never considered that the counter-culture might actually be celebrating Hitler's birth!
JE comments: Want some 4-20 in your life? Here's the link to Willie Nelson's "Come and Toke [sic] It" livestream concert:
I even know the historical reference! The Anglo defenders of Gonzales, Texas, taunted their Mexican adversaries seeking to repossess the town's cannon (1835): "Come and Take It!" But wow, there's an even earlier reference: King Leonidas of Sparta shouted the same thing to the Persians in 480 BC.
"Toking" is slang for taking a drag on a marijuana cigarette. And Willie Nelson is a Texan through and through. But why has April 20th become marijuana day (in addition to Hitler Day)? Theories abound, but nobody can say for sure...