I was looking at the calendar. « Why does August have 31 days? » I suddenly wondered. « I know for a fact that July has 31 days so August should logically have only…


Interesting how individuals have such a large impact on millions of lives thousands of years later.

Do you remember when you were a kid and someone taught you to use the bump of your knuckles so you can figure out which month has 30 days and which month has 31 days? Lies. It was all lies.

We didn’t have this … it was only the rhyme: 30 days has September, April, June and November

I still use this all the time.


I was taught a rhyme in Mandarin for remembering which months have 31 days.

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