Have a nice day


Have a nice day

Have a nice day is a commonly spoken valediction, typically spoken by service employees or clerks to customers at the end of a transaction, particularly in North America. This repetitious and dutifully-polite usage has resulted in the phrase developing a cultural connotation as a stereotypical display of impersonality, disinterest, or passive-aggressive behavior.

It is also the title of several creative works:

Music

*"Have a Nice Day", 1971 album by Count Basie.
*"Have a Nice Day", released by Roxette in 1999.
*"Have a Nice Day", a 2005 album by Bon Jovi.
**"Have a Nice Day", the title track from the Bon Jovi album
*"Have a Nice Day", a song by the Stereophonics
*"Have a Nice Day", a song by the Ramones
*"Have a Nice Day", a song by Mark Graham
*"Have a Nice Day", an album released by Dana in 1975.
*"Have a Nice Day (VA compilation series)", a compilation of 70s hits and hearts, released by Rhino Entertainment from 1990 to 1996.

Books

*"", an autobiography by Mick Foley in 1998.
*"Have a Nice Day (Američki fikcionar)", by Dubravka Ugrešić.

Video Games

*"Have a Nice Day", an unreleased Playstation game by Sensible Software in 1996.
*"Have a N.I.C.E. Day", a Personal Computer game by Synetic in 1997.

Cultural References

The origin of the phrase "Have a Nice Day", as displayed on products with the smiley, is alluded to in the film "Forrest Gump".


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