National Lazy Lazy Day

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Hey there, lazybones! Get ready to put your feet up and embrace that couch potato life because National Lazy Lazy Day is here! This glorious day celebrates all things relaxation, and it's the perfect excuse to indulge in some guilt-free laziness. So, grab your comfiest blanket, kick off those shoes, and let's dive into the wonderful world of laziness.

When is Lazy Lazy Day?

It's national lazy lazy day on the 10th August.

The Origin of National Lazy Lazy Day

Now, you might be wondering how this brilliant day came to be. Well, the internet holds the key to this fascinating piece of history. National Lazy Lazy Day first gained popularity in 2017, when it started popping up on various social media platforms. People were tired of being productive and decided to dedicate a whole day to their beloved couches and relaxation. The concept quickly spread like wildfire, and now it's celebrated every year on August 10th.

The Art of Laziness

Lazy Lazy Day isn't just about idling away the hours; it's about embracing the art of laziness. It's a time to disconnect from the chaos of daily life and indulge in some much-needed rest and relaxation. Whether you choose to binge-watch your favorite TV show, take a nap, or simply lounge around doing absolutely nothing, the choice is yours.

To truly master the art of laziness, there are a few golden rules to follow:

  • Stay in your pajamas all day. Who needs real clothes when you have comfy loungewear?
  • Order takeout or have someone else make you a meal. This is not a day for cooking or doing chores.
  • Invest in a cozy blanket or hammock that will cradle you in maximum comfort.
  • Leave your electronic devices at arm's length, but don't exert yourself by actually answering calls or replying to emails.

Remember, this is your official day to be as lazy as possible, so make the most of it!

Did You Know?

Did you know that the world's laziest animal is the sloth? These adorable creatures spend up to 20 hours a day sleeping, and they only move when absolutely necessary. Talk about dedication to laziness!

History behind the term 'Lazy Lazy'


Origin of 'lazy'

The term 'lazy' dates back to the early 14th century, derived from the Middle English word 'lasie' meaning 'indolent' or 'slow.' It was derived from the Old English word 'lease,' which meant 'slothful' or 'torpid.' The concept of laziness has been present in human society for centuries, and various cultures had their own terms to describe this characteristic.


Double 'lazy'

The use of the term 'lazy lazy' emerged in the mid-20th century as a way to intensify the meaning of laziness. By repeating the word, it emphasizes the lack of motivation or activity even more strongly. 'Lazy lazy' became a colloquial expression to describe extreme indolence or lack of effort.


Popularization of 'lazy lazy'

In the late 1970s, 'lazy lazy' gained popularity among certain youth subcultures as a slang term to describe a person or situation that epitomized laziness to an extreme degree. It began appearing in informal conversations and gradually made its way into vernacular language.


Internet meme and viral sensation

With the rise of internet culture and the emergence of memes, 'lazy lazy' became a humorous trope. Memes featuring the term began circulating on social media platforms, often accompanied by humorous images or videos illustrating extreme laziness. The phrase gained widespread recognition and became a viral sensation, leading to its further integration into popular culture.


Entrenched in popular slang

Today, 'lazy lazy' has become firmly established in contemporary slang and popular culture. It is used as an exaggerated or humorous way to describe laziness, either self-referential or in reference to others. The term has transcended its original meaning and is often used playfully or ironically to poke fun at slothful behavior.

Did you know?

Did you know that the world's laziest animal is the sloth? These adorable creatures spend up to 20 hours a day sleeping, and they only move when absolutely necessary. Talk about dedication to laziness!


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First identified

10th August 2016

Most mentioned on

10th August 2017

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