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15 Father’s Day Gifts and Gift Ideas

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Father’s Day is that 1 day of the year to show dad what a sterling chap you think he is. Socks and ties are always welcome and needed,  but if you’re looking for something a bit more nifty and memorable, take a look at some Father’s Day gifts and gift ideas below.

Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 15th 2014.

But first some useless Father’s Day trivia.

  • The first Father’s Day happened on June 17, 1910.
  • According to Hallmark, Father’s Day is the fifth biggest card giving occasion in the world.
  • Fathers day timeline (@ 2014) – Ninety-four years of celebrating dads
  • Roses are the official flower for Father’s Day.
  • One of the most common gifts associated with Father’s Day comprises of a necktie, followed by flowers.
  • It is believed that the word “Dad” dates back to as early as the sixteenth century.
  • In 1900, fathers passed on clothing to their sons. Today, kids wouldn’t touch Dad’s clothes if they were sliding naked down an icicle.

“It doesn’t matter who my father was;  it matters who I remember he was.” 
-Anne Sexton

Father’s Day Gifts List

If you think pops would like any of the Father’s Day gifts above, you’ll find the corresponding link below.

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Michelle heads up the web content and digital marketing at Mantality, and is a true fan of all the cool products she works with. Outside of work she is a competitive athlete and dedicates every other waking moment to diet and training – and consumes enough chicken and tuna to feed a small African country. You’ll also find her hitting the decks as Lady Sinister with DJ partner The Boogeyman. “Tomorrow never comes, so don’t wait for it to say what you want to say, do what you want to do, and live every waking moment to the fullest.” – Michelle G.

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