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13 Americans Guess What "Red Nose Day" Is

It's a day when you have a cold, right?

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Red Nose Day is already a big thing in the UK, but it's still taking off here in the US. We asked these Americans, "What is Red Nose Day?" Here are their answers:

1. "When you get punched in the schnoz." —Kristen Brown

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2. "It's the day that allergy sufferers don't take their allergy pills to let everyone else know that their lives are miserable." —Justin Thomas

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3. "The day after St. Patrick's Day." —Mandy Caruso

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4. "The day before a big date when suddenly ALL the zits." —Ben Cahn

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5. "It's a day when we celebrate our redcoat colonial British origins by coating our noses with red." —Hannah Chamberlain

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6. "The coldest day of the year, when you're walking to work and think your face is going to fall off." —Tyler Naugle

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7. "When I eat noodles doused in sriracha, face first ." —Leslie Rodriguez

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8. "That (hopefully) one day a year when the waiter is bringing you your penne a la vodka but forgot to tie their shoelaces." —William Smith

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9. "When you think it's funny to stick Christmas lights up your nose and they get stuck. And it's not funny...IT'S HILARIOUS." —Alex Schlagel

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10. “RIP Rudolph. You were one of the good ones. I'm so glad we have a holiday in your honor.” —Johanna Sarriott

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11. "Red Knows Day is a day when we take time to acknowledge that redheaded people are just smarter than other people and that's the way it is." —Eric Sams

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12. "Red Nose Day was an odd incident that occurred in Maine or some place like that in either the early 19th century or a little bit before. It's where a whole town full of folks had their noses suddenly turn red. People freaked out, but it was probably due to berries or something." —Kirk Damato

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13. "When the world celebrates your colorful self, because you are a mandrill." —Thomas, the mandrill at the St. Louis Zoo

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Actually, Red Nose Day is a day where we all come together to end child poverty, one nose at a time. Swing by Walgreens to get your red nose and show your support. Red Nose Day is May 25 on NBC.

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