Why Are Flags Flown at Half-Staff?
Happy Flag Day, everybody! Have you ever wondered why flags are flown at half-staff in times of mourning? What length of time is appropriate? How'd the tradition get started? All your half-staff questions are answered in this Ethan Trex article from last November.
Last year, Stacy Conradt dedicated a Quick 10 to the American flag, which touches on the origins of Flag Day.
And if all this talk about flags puts you in the mood to take quizzes on other flags, here are a few: State Flags, Flags of the World: The Hard Ones, and Flags of the World: The Striped Ones.