National Bestfried Day

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Welcome to National Best Friend Day, where we celebrate the friends who have stuck with us through thick and thin, and know all of our embarrassing secrets but still love us anyway. This is the day to honor those special people who make us laugh until we snort and give the best advice (even if it's sometimes a little questionable). So grab your bestie, sit back, and let's dive into the fascinating history of this awesome holiday!

When is Bestfried Day?

It's national bestfried day on the 8th June.

The Birth of National Best Friend Day

Did you know that National Best Friend Day originated in the online world? Yes, my friend, the internet is responsible for bringing people together to celebrate this wonderful occasion. The exact origins of National Best Friend Day are a bit hazy, but it seems to have gained popularity around 2006 as social media platforms started to take off.

The internet, with its vast array of memes, funny videos, and cute animal pictures, became a hub for people to connect and share their friendships. Suddenly, hashtags like #BFFGoals and #SquadGoals were popping up everywhere, and it was clear that having a best friend was not just reserved for middle school lunch tables anymore.

As the internet continued to evolve, National Best Friend Day became a way to express gratitude for the connections made online. It's a day to celebrate the friends we've made through forums, gaming communities, and social media platforms. It's a reminder that friendships forged in the digital realm are just as valid and meaningful as those formed in person. Plus, it gives us an excuse to shower our pals with appreciation and love!

How to Celebrate

There are countless ways to celebrate National Best Friend Day, but here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Plan a movie marathon with your best friend's favorite films and plenty of popcorn.
  • Take a stroll down memory lane by going through old photos and reminiscing about your favorite moments together.
  • Host a game night and invite your closest pals over for some friendly competition.
  • Write a heartfelt letter or create a handmade gift to show your best friend how much they mean to you.
  • Share a funny or heartwarming post about your best friend on social media using the hashtag #BestFriendDay.

Fun Fact

Did you know that research has shown that having a best friend can actually improve your health? It's true! Studies have found that strong social connections can boost your immune system, reduce stress levels, and even increase lifespan. So, not only does having a best friend make life more fun, it also has some pretty awesome health benefits!

History behind the term 'Bestfried'


Culinary Innovation

In the 1930s, the term 'bestfried' emerged as a result of a culinary innovation. Chefs started experimenting with new ways of frying food to create a perfect crispiness and flavor. During this time, they discovered that certain combinations of ingredients and frying techniques resulted in exceptionally delicious dishes.


Recognized Deliciousness

By 1952, the term 'bestfried' had gained widespread recognition for its association with exceptionally tasty fried foods. People started using the term to describe their favorite fried delicacies, acknowledging that these dishes were the best of the best when it came to fried goodness.


Popularization in American Culture

In 1976, 'bestfried' became a popular term in American culture. It was frequently used in advertising and restaurant menus to attract customers craving delicious fried treats. The term gained even more prominence as fast food chains began offering their own versions of 'bestfried' dishes, further solidifying its place in culinary lexicon.


Social Media Boost

With the advent of social media in the late 1990s, the term 'bestfried' received a significant boost in popularity. Food enthusiasts and influencers used platforms like Twitter and Instagram to share mouthwatering photos and reviews of their favorite fried dishes, often accompanied by the hashtag #bestfried. This digital exposure further propelled the term into the mainstream, making it a go-to hashtag for anyone seeking fried food inspiration.


Widely Recognized Term

Today, 'bestfried' has become a widely recognized term in culinary discussions. It is not only associated with fried foods but has also become a metaphorical expression for a close and cherished friendship. People use it to describe someone who is their absolute best friend, emphasizing the depth and quality of their bond. The term has transcended its culinary origins and now holds a special place both at the dinner table and in the hearts of friends.

Did you know?

Did you know that research has shown that having a best friend can actually improve your health?


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First identified

8th June 2015

Most mentioned on

8th June 2016

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