On Wed, Sep 8, 2021, 7:25 AM Dave Horsfall <dave@horsfall.org> wrote:
On Wed, 8 Sep 2021, Tony Finch wrote:

> It's even more funny than that :-) They actually went back to the Julian
> calendar in 1712, and they needed to add back the leap day they skipped in
> 1700; this extra day became February 30th.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_non-standard_dates#February_30

Oh, my sainted aunt...

This is the example I give to people who say calendars are easy...

Also, I use it in my screeds against the current observational nature of leap seconds.


-- Dave
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