Orphan Workday (was Monday, July 3); "Reversal of Fortune" in hot dog eating

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An "orphan workday" occurred yesterday, Monday, July 3rd. Today, Tuesday,  
July 4th, was a holiday.
Does this means that only orphans worked yesterday?
_Monday becomes  orphan workday for some - US Business - MSNBC.com_ 
(http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13643124/)      With the July Fourth holiday falling on 
Tuesday  this year, Monday will be an orphan workday for many people who  can't 
take the day off.
www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13643124/ - 49k - Jul 3, 2006 -  _Cached_ 
kday"&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=1&ie=UTF-8)  - _Similar pages_ 

I was watching the Nathan's hot dog eating contest when "reversal of  
fortune" came up. Does HDAS have it?
After 5 minutes, Kobayashi had begun to separate himself from  the pack.  
Shirota chased him, staying within 4 or 5 for a short time, but  the effort was 
futile.  Cookie Jarvis was is full collapse mode, struggling  to stay within 10 
of the champ.  Badlands was holding onto the third slot  but looking 
dangerous close to a “reversal of fortune” as it’s  called in the business.  
_ESPN covering hot dog-eating contest_ 
... Vomiting in hot dog eating contest parlance is "reversal  of fortune" and 
in an automatic ... Only  differences are: 1) We don't stick to hot dogs. ... 
(http://groups.google.com/group/rec.gambling.poker?lnk=sg&hl=en)  -  Jul 7 2004, 6:21 am by Jacob Johannsen - 13 messages - 12 authors 

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