Thursday, 1 December 2016

1st December 2016 - First in 823 years? Nope!

Thought for the day:"So.. If revenge is best served cold, and revenge is sweet.. Revenge must be Ice Cream !"

So they say that this December there are five Mondays, five Saturdays and five Sundays. Apparently this onl;y happens once in every 823 years. It is termed "Moneybags" - I suppose mainly for those who were paid weekly !!
Sadly, I checked and it is an urban myth..  Good old Snopes tells me :
"Before you get too excited about this once-in-a-lifetime event and start telling your family and friends, know this: any such claims are false. Special combinations of days like 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays, and 5 Sundays occur much more often than every 823 years!"

So - before you spread this myth - have a check - in fact it is best to do so with almost everything you find on the internet - especially social media. I always recall that famous quote

Oh - and white rabbits ..

and in an alternative universe...

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