March 22 is International Goof Off Day. The unofficial holiday encourages people to take the day to relax and do unproductive and useless things.
Goofing off or to goof off is an expression popularly used in the United States.
The expression refers to the act of doing something that is unproductive while neglecting actual, important work. A goof off is a person who engages in such acts and ignores his or her duties and tasks.
The word goof can be used to refers to a careless mistake as well as someone who makes them.
International Goof Off Day is also known as National Goof Off Day in the United States.
How to Celebrate?
- Goof the whole day off. Don’t do anything that is productive or important.
- Spend the day online or even better switch off your computer and all your mobile devices and goof off in the outdoors.
Did You Know…
…that the world’s most famous goofy comic character, Goofy was originally known as Dippy Dawg?