Friday, May 26, 2006
The calendar may say that summer comes in June, but 65% of Americans say that Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of the summer season.
As students count down the days until school is out, 20% of Americans will be travelling this weekend.
Seventy-six percent (76%) expect to stay around home, but that doesn't mean they won't celebrate the holiday. Fifty-eight percent (58%) of all Americans plan to have a cookout with family and friends, 29% will watch or participate in a parade, and 27% will attend a memorial service.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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