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America Isn`t Always Logical, OK? [Pic]

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Male, 30-39, Western US
 1105 Posts
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 1:46:54 PM
The way we write the date directly correlates to the way we would write it out longhand... 2/14/2010 = February 2, 2010. Makes sense to me.

Male, 40-49, Europe
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Thursday, November 18, 2010 10:39:14 PM
Umm, Angillion, one month is roughly equal to one lunar cycle. There are roughly twelve lunar cycles in one year. Coincidentally there are twelve months in a year. So there's your fixed astronomical starting point...

We use a solar calendar, not a lunar one. They don`t even have the same number of days in a year, so you can`t use one as a fixed astronomical starting point for the other.

It isn`t logical to divide a solar calendar on the basis of a lunar calendar. You`re right in that our current slightly slapdash system was pieced together that way, but people were talking about logical ways of labelling a calendar.

Male, 18-29, Europe
 18 Posts
Thursday, November 18, 2010 7:29:45 PM
12 times 28 is 336. 13 times 28, on the other hand, is 364, almost dead on the year length. So I'd say it`s much closer to 13 lunar cycles per year, astronomically.

13 lunar months equal in length sounds like a great calendar system, come to think of it (if you can figure out what to do with the 1.25 extra days left).

Male, 18-29, Europe
 2 Posts
Thursday, November 18, 2010 6:36:57 AM
Who cares about dates. It's thursday, the weekend is getting closer :D

Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 1079 Posts
Thursday, November 18, 2010 4:41:48 AM
I don't write it like that :/

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