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The Daily Pledge February 2018

Discussion created by rollercoaster831 Champion on Feb 1, 2018
Latest reply on Mar 1, 2018 by rollercoaster831

 

Happy February everyone, welcome to the Daily Pledge in the Celebrations & Events  community where we can meet daily to take another person's hand and make our commitment stronger.

 

Considering February is the shortest month of the year, it sure does have a lot of holidays!

  • Chinese New Year
  • National Freedom Day
  • Groundhog Day
  • Valentine’s Day
  • President’s Day
  • Mardi Gras
  • My birthday
  • My son’s birthday
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Black History Month
  • American Heart Month
  • Chocolate Lover’s Month
  • National Bird Feeding Month
  • National Dental Month

Some fun facts about February:

  1. February is named after the purification ritual Februa, which was a sort of early Roman spring cleaning festival. 
  2. In Old English, February was called Solmonath (Mud month) or Kale-monath (Kale or cabbage month). 
  3. February frequently occurs in lists of the most commonly misspelled words in the English language.
  4. The Americans have trouble with the word February too – last year, a press release from the White House consistently spelt it as Feburary. 
  5. Much Ado About Nothing is the only Shakespeare play that mentions February. 
  6. Before Julius Caesar’s calendar reform of 45BC, February was the only month with an even number of days. All the rest had 29 or 31. 
  7. February is the only month that can pass with no full moon. This will next occur in 2018. 
  8. In the USA, the largest American sporting event is held in February, the Super Bowl.
  9. The birthstone for February is amethyst. The birth flower is the violet or iris. 
  10. The ancient Greeks believed that amethyst protected the wearer from drunkenness.

 

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As you go through your day you know that you have these two people with you and all of you are keeping each other strong. How cool is that! 

 

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