Today is July 11th. You know what that means! FREE SLURPEE DAY! Get it… 7/11?
The reason they named the stores that was after the original hours of operation. When they first started in 1946 they opened at 7am and closed at 11pm. Then in the 1960s they started staying open 24 hours like it is now, but decided it would be too much of a hassle to change the name because of how popular the stores were.
So there ya go. Enjoy your free slurpee.
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