Happy National High Five Day!

The use of the phrase as a noun has been part of the Oxford English Dictonary since 1980 and as a verb since 1981.

This is probably a debatable point, but supposedly the first high five occured between L.A. Dodgers players Dusty Baker and Glenn Burke at a game on October 2, 1977 at Dodger Stadium.

Since 2002, every third Thursday in April is  "National High Five Day" So make it a point to "slap it high" with everyone you meet today.

Here is the famous David Puddy "High Five" from "Seinfeld"

If you are not sure of "High Five" etiquette, watch this video for pointers.

And finally, a Funny or Die clip called "High-Five Hollywood"