Neil Hester

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Sunday, October 01, 2006

October~

Another entry in the "month" series, here's a little trivia about October pulled from Wikipedia. Although octo- means eight in Latin, October is the tenth month of the Gregorian calendar. Here's some trivia on October pulled from Wiki~:

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  • In Finnish, October is called lokakuu, meaning "month of dirt".
  • Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October.
  • In the nineteenth century, the month of October was dedication to devotion to the rosary in Roman Catholic countries.
  • October begins on the same day of the week as January in common years.

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For quotations, folklore, and other October-related jazz, visit this compilation. It's a bit unorganized, but there are quite a few excerpts and links there. As probably expected, here's the two-liner for October:

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Octaber

October's an octave from March and May;
Poor little April's caught halfway!

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'Til next time,

~LAEvanesce

3 Comments:

Blogger AnoNick said...

Hehe, keep monthing every month ;-).

Liked the two line one. Nice work.

9:28 AM  
Anonymous Ryan The Amazing one said...

Niffty I didn't know that haha or just didn't think about it. Well my birthday is this month something different to think about haha. Nice work keep it up my friend

9:12 PM  
Blogger SempreArioso said...

^_^ Nice little ditty at the end. And you do like the word "jazz", don't you?

9:04 PM  

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