Archive | March, 2015

A New Rhyme for Remembering Months

1 Mar

30 days are in September,
April, June, and November.

The other months have 31,
With 28 there is just one.

February causes troubles,
In years that Leap the last day doubles!

Take the year, divide by 4,
If nothing’s left add one day more.

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For years that end in zeros (two!),
The Leap rule fails, the year stays true.

For years that end in zeros (three!),
The Leap still adds a day for free.

–Terry Bollinger, March 1, 2015

(with thanks to Edward Morbius
for prompting the last two lines)