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February  2014

by Anna Dittmann

February - the month I always misspelled. Though originally the last month of the calendar, it’s now the second (and shortest) month. Initially called Februarius, it was named after the Latin term februum meaning purification. It stems from the mid-month purification ritual Februa. [br] The many names of February are quite fun. The Anglo Saxons called February Sol-monath...
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