Re: Christmas.


Gene
 

      I can tell you one reason Christmas is being discussed.  Because there are no twelve days of new year.  (grin) 
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, January 01, 2016 8:34 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Christmas.


Except that this is New Year's Day 2016.  So why are some list members still
discussing Christmas 2015?  That's old news.  Let's end this thread already
and move forward.

Gerald



-----Original Message-----
From: Rajmund
Sent: Friday, January 01, 2016 8:41 AM
To: TechTalk@groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Christmas.

Hello,
For some, though, the Evening on the 24th is the official Christmas.



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> On 1 Jan 2016, at 1:26 pm, Pamela Dominguez <geodom@...> wrote:
>
> Yes, I know it is, but that would make it thirteen days.  Count them.  You
> have to start counting starting the 25th, since that is Christmas.  So if
> you count all the days, including the 25th and the 6th, it comes out to
> thirteen days.  Pam.
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Flor Lynch
> Sent: Thursday, December 31, 2015 9:51 PM
> To: TechTalk@groups.io
> Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Christmas.
>
> No, January 6th. (That's the feast of the Three Wise Men, or the Three
> Kings, or the Epiphany, or Women's Christmas, or Little Christmas;
> depending
> on where, who, and what, you are! Christmas, despite commercializaation,
> at
> heart isn't a secular or non-Christian festival. Sunday doesn't count as a
> normal day etc., etc. There are English-speaking people from all over the
> World on this and other similar lists. (People in many other countries
> ton't
> take down their Christmas decorations until about the 7th of January.)
>
> Of course, technology itself in no way observes such traditions. But often
> the people behind it do.
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Pamela Dominguez
> Sent: Thursday, December 31, 2015 10:50 PM
> To: TechTalk@groups.io
> Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Christmas.
>
> That would still only be through January fifth.  I just counted twice.
> Pam.
>
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ann Parsons
> Sent: Thursday, December 31, 2015 6:39 AM
> To: TechTalk@groups.io
> Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Christmas.
>
> Hi all,
>
> Yes, Christmas has twelve days, from December 25 to January 6.  I
> figure if Muslims can celebrate Ramadan for a month, and Jews can
> celebrate both Chanukah and Passover for a week, then I'm entitled to
> celebrate Christmas for twelve days.   C'mon, folks, stand up for your
> rights.  Victor's correct, the liturgical calendar says Christmas lasts
> twelve days, and that does not have anything to do with stores that
> insist that Christmas starts on October first.  Idiots!
>
> Ann P.
>
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