Were hitting the triple digits today- how does a free slurpee sound?!
For many Americans, July 11 will proceed like any other summer day -- hot, sticky and Slurpee-less.
But for 7-Eleven worshippers, 7/11 is a celebration, a gift and the official harbinger of Slurpee Season.
Today's the day the convenience store chain offers a free small Slurpee to any customer who walks through its doors, no strings attached. The offer's good from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
But before you pledge allegiance to the Slurp, pay homage to its history. Here's everything you need to know about America's favorite slush.