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Why do we have Bank Holidays?

Teaching Poodles to Read

And Studying Ants

Why do we have Bank Holidays?

Sir John Lubbock, first Baron of Avebury, studied ants and tried to teach his poodles how to read. He was also a scientific writer, banker and politician. In 1871 he drafted the Bank Holiday Bill, which created our first Bank Holidays, when it became law.

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