From the time I was 5 years old, I had to answer the question: "Hey Joe, where you going with that gun in your hand?" That got old by my 6th birthday. Imagine 42 years of hearing that.

It's the first I have heard of National Joe Day and my name is Joe. Click here for all the info from the nationaldaycalenar.com. If you are showing off your Joe pride today use the hashtag #NationalJoeDay.

It's called "National" Joe Day but there are no Presidential proclamations I could find. Just websites that didn't know the origin. Whether you ar Joe Cool or GI Joe. You can click here for another Joe story.

So, if you hate your name, go by Joe today. Wear a big name tag that says Joe. The craziest Joe story is my own. Click here to see my Joe story.