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The first day of 2015

Hello, this is Vicky.
I just joined italki today.
Nice to meet you all.

What did you do in the first day of 2015? 

Jan 1, 2015 12:41 PM
Comments · 29

Today is my Birthday:)

January 1, 2015

@ Vicky:
Yes, really! :-) And if you think, this is more logical because...
1) the year begins when nature revives;
2) the months September, October, November and December agree their names with their positions septem (7), octo (8), novem (9) and decem (10);
3) the month with less days is the last one, not the second one; as when you divide a quantity in clusters, the last cluster remains incomplete, not the second one.

In the Republic of Venice, dates have been always expressed with this convention, and "m.v." ("more veneto", Latin for "according to Venetan use") was added to avoid confusion.

Padova, li 4 XI 2014 m.v.

January 4, 2015

Sophie/ Happy birthday! Wish you all the best!

January 4, 2015

Carmelo/ Oh really? I learn a new thing today.

January 4, 2015

Molte grazie Carmelo!

January 3, 2015
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