Falsehoods about names and times

Interesting articles:

Although I don’t quite get why all of them are false, for example from the last one:

  • 8. The day of the month always advances contiguously from N to either N+1 or 1, with no discontinuities.
  • 16. The day before Saturday is always Friday.

1 thought on “Falsehoods about names and times

  1. dev Post author

    Two of my colleagues had the answers: 8 was probably when Greece and Russia moved over to the Gregorian calendar (early 20th century), and 16 was when Samoa skipped Friday when it changed its time zone.

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