Results for - Today, January 18th Is Winnie The Pooh Day

1,614 voters participated in this survey
On January 18, 1882, the creator of Winnie the Pooh was born. A.A. Milne has created many children's characters and is the author of many books. Now, every year we celebrate Winnie The Pooh Bear Day on the day of the author's birthday. Did you read these books growing up or to your children?

1. On January 18, 1882, the creator of Winnie the Pooh was born. A.A. Milne has created many children's characters and is the author of many books. Now, every year we celebrate Winnie The Pooh Bear Day on the day of the author's birthday. Did you read these books growing up or to your children?

Growing up
28%
443 votes
To my children
18%
293 votes
Both -- myself and my children read them
22%
354 votes
No
25%
407 votes
Do not know these books
6%
103 votes
How will you celebrate Winnie The Pooh Day?

2. How will you celebrate Winnie The Pooh Day?

Read some of the books
7%
119 votes
Watch some of the movies or cartoons
8%
123 votes
Use the #WinnieThePoohDay to post on social media
3%
44 votes
Eat a pot of honey
5%
86 votes
Go for a walk in the Hundred Acre Woods
3%
44 votes
Cuddle up with your stuffed animals
5%
76 votes
Take a smallish nap or two...
9%
151 votes
Visit the original stuffed animals in the New York Public Library
1%
17 votes
Celebrate by meet and greet at Disney with your favorite character in person
1%
21 votes
Go visit Winnie the Pooh's Star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood
1%
14 votes
All of the above -- I'll be busy today
2%
30 votes
None of the above
71%
1,135 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
13 votes
How many of these

3. How many of these "beary" fun facts did you know about Winnie the Pooh and his friends?

A. A. Milne actually based his work on some very real stuffed animals—those of Milne's son, Christopher Robin Milne.
27%
431 votes
Milne gave his son a toy bear for his first birthday on Aug. 21, 1921. But that bear wasn't named Winnie: he was initially called Edward. The name Winnie came later, from a brown bear that Christopher visited in the London Zoo.
17%
266 votes
Harry Colebourn, a Canadian lieutenant and veterinary surgeon, had brought that bear cub to England at the beginning of World War I and named her for the city of Winnipeg, leaving her at the London Zoo when his unit left for France.
12%
197 votes
The actual Winnie was a girl bear
8%
126 votes
The Pooh part of the name actually came from a swan
3%
44 votes
The illustrations in the book were actually inspired by illustrator E. H. Shepard's son's stuffed bear, Growler
5%
78 votes
Most of the locations from the imaginary world were based on a forest near Milne's country home
8%
129 votes
The original plush toys can be seen at the New York Public Library, except for Roo (which Christopher lost)
5%
72 votes
The adventures of this popular bear have been translated into 50 different languages, including Yiddish, Afrikaans, and Esperanto
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95 votes
The Latin translation, in 1960, is the only Latin book to ever earn a spot on The New York Times best-seller list
3%
41 votes
Winnie the Pooh is now one of Disney's most popular characters of all time-- Disney purchased the motion picture rights in 1961
18%
280 votes
All of them
6%
93 votes
None of them
49%
781 votes
Here are some quotes to end this survey and start your day with. Which are your favorites?

4. Here are some quotes to end this survey and start your day with. Which are your favorites?

You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
29%
458 votes
Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the forest that was left out by mistake.
9%
144 votes
Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.
16%
262 votes
Sometimes the smallest things take the most room in your heart.
21%
343 votes
The things that make me different are the things that make me
14%
223 votes
Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
14%
222 votes
Piglet: How do you spell love? Pooh: You don't spell it, you feel it.
18%
288 votes
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.
15%
244 votes
A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.
13%
201 votes
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever.
17%
268 votes
Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering
10%
158 votes
You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
10%
166 votes
Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day
9%
139 votes
Love is taking a few steps backward maybe even more… to give way to the happiness of the person you love.
9%
140 votes
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
13%
209 votes
All of them
16%
261 votes
None
34%
542 votes
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