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The Strange And Confusing Reason February Only Has 28 Days

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The Strange And Confusing Reason February Only Has 28 Days

It's the calendar's special month.

 

February, the trash heap of the calendar, is fast approaching and we once again start wondering: why is it so effed up? What’s with the short month? The short answer—the Romans.

 

The show It’s Okay to be Smart on PBS has a quick video (with pictures!) to explain the situation. It starts with the first King of Rome, Romulus, who had a problem organizing all the drunken parties, ceremonies and celebrations. He needed a system to keep track of his social comings and goings and he needed it fast. Nobody wants to miss a good party.....

 

 

https://thefreshtoast.com/culture/strange-confusing-reason-february-only-has-28-days/


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