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Old 12-10-2005, 03:55 AM   #1
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Genealogical Fact.

Next time you find yourself walking through a cemetery, take note of the dates of birth and death on the random stones.

Notice that everyone seems to pass on within 6 months of their birthday.

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Old 12-10-2005, 05:33 AM   #2
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Of course, they would have to one way or the other.
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LOL Kind of like that saying about how you always find something the last place you look. Obviously!


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And I would reckon that at the time that they passed away, the name of the date of the week ended in the word "day"
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Old 12-12-2005, 07:59 AM   #5
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well, that only works in english speaking countries...
in Germany the Wednesday is called Mittwoch, which means something like Midweek
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well, that only works in english speaking countries...
in Germany the Wednesday is called Mittwoch, which means something like Midweek
That is a good point Cara, in Italian and French (the only other two languages that I know a bit of) not all of the days have the same ending either
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