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    Default Re: Where do they get these silly ideas from?

    Quote Originally Posted by dugimodo View Post
    How can a calendar not be accurate? It's just names we have assigned to days etc.
    Our time has always been inaccurate, because we try to sync things to certain boundaries like a day being 24 hours, when it is slightly less. We start throwing our phases out like seasons. This is due to simplifying it for us.

    So every 128 years I think, lost a day if we continued with the gregorian calendar, The one we use, Julian calendar is every 3236 years we gained a day.
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    If our calendar was accurate Easter would be on the same date every year. While I don't believe in Easter it is based on real happenings in our year at certain times.

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    No, Easter is based on seasons and phases of the moon and moves around a lot. Not the calendars fault.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dugimodo View Post
    All words have made up.
    FTFY

    Words made up? I don't think so, we wouldn't have these verbal disagreements if they had . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by dugimodo View Post
    No, Easter is based on seasons and phases of the moon and moves around a lot. Not the calendars fault.
    This was a political tradeoff to make conversion to Christianity more palatable to the pagans. The pagans weren't about to readily give up their feast days, so the Christians aligned celebration of Easter to co-incide with the lunar calendar, hence why it's called a "moveable feast".
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    Quote Originally Posted by R2x1 View Post
    FTFY

    Words made up? I don't think so, we wouldn't have these verbal disagreements if they had . . .
    Huh? Did you been "have been" because your correction makes no sense to me otherwise. In any case it means the same as what I intended to say. Human beings invented words or "made them up" and as such all words are the same in that regard. There's no rule to say anyone can't invent new words for whatever language as they see fit, we aren't stuck with the words we already have forever. And where's the verbal component in these disagreements
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    It's a joke, if you make up with someone then then you have made up, looking back to the past. You said that all words are made up, so they would not be in disagreement anymore, get it?

    dugimodo, you said - "All words are made up"
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    Didn't get that at all, looking back I see it now but not at the time.
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