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It's 'Mean Girls' Day. Here's how to celebrate

By Lisa Respers France

Published October 3, 2020

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In certain corners of the Internet, today is a holiday.

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October 3 is known to social media and movie fans around the world as "Mean Girls Day."

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Here's the backstory: In the 2004 hit film that inspired the day, there's a scene where Aaron (Jonathan Bennett) turns to Cady (Lindsay Lohan) and asks her what day it is.

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"It's October 3," she answers.

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That's how October 3 joined the category of dates made significant by films, such as April 14 ("Titanic"), April 25 ("Miss Congeniality"), October 21 ("Back to the Future II") and others.

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But how exactly does one celebrate "Mean Girls" Day? Well, we have some thoughts.

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Eat cheese fries

Who can forget the character Regina George (Rachel McAdams) and her classic line, "Whatever, I'm getting cheese fries"?

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Try to make 'fetch' happen

"Fetch" probably isn't going to happen. But you can still try to give the slang word some love by using it.

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Follow Lindsay Lohan on social media

It's OK to admit that you are still a little obsessed with the redheaded starlet. Lohan still has love for the movie that helped make her a star. The actress told CNN in a 2016 Facebook Live interview that she's "been trying so hard to do a 'Mean Girls 2.'"

Watch the movie

Like, duh.

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