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#184851 - 05/20/09 01:39 AM Finding a word  
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I would like to know if there is a word for this birthday event:
when the chronological age matches the day of the same month - becoming 29 on the 29th of May.
Thank you,

Gene

#184852 - 05/20/09 04:16 AM Re: Finding a word [Re: Gene]  
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this too shall pass
anniversial coincidence

#184853 - 05/20/09 06:03 AM Re: Finding a word [Re: tsuwm]  
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Welcome Gene. I doubt if it has a word of it's own but I like coincidences like that.

#184857 - 05/20/09 09:03 AM Re: Finding a word [Re: Gene]  
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As this can happen only once in a lifetime it's worth a good celebration.

#184859 - 05/20/09 10:10 AM Re: Finding a word [Re: BranShea]  
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
As this can happen only once in a lifetime it's worth a good celebration.


And sometimes not at all (and I'm not talking about early death).

#184860 - 05/20/09 10:24 AM Re: Finding a word [Re: Faldage]  
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Originally Posted By: Faldage
Originally Posted By: BranShea
As this can happen only once in a lifetime it's worth a good celebration.


And sometimes not at all (and I'm not talking about early death).


Are you suggesting that there are not likely to be many people who make 116 orbits of the Sun?

#184862 - 05/20/09 02:21 PM Re: Finding a word [Re: Faldage]  
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You mean the Febuary leap day thing? Born on Feb. 29 and becoming 29 just when there is no 29? Could happen, how sad.

#184863 - 05/20/09 03:07 PM Re: Finding a word [Re: BranShea]  
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
You mean the Febuary leap day thing? Born on Feb. 29 and becoming 29 just when there is no 29? Could happen, how sad.


no, everyone only has one day in their life that this will hold true.


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#184864 - 05/20/09 05:22 PM Re: Finding a word [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]  
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That's what I thought too at first. Everyone gets one birthday sort of juxtaposition up to when we get 32. But you only get 29 once and when you are born on Feb. 29 and by coincidence it is the year without the 29th Feb. in it, you missed your chance forever and always. No?

#184865 - 05/20/09 06:51 PM Re: Finding a celebratory word [Re: BranShea]  
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If one was born on 2/29/2008 -
2037 has no Feb. 29th.
So if you lived only 115 yrs. - no

But if you made it to 2/29/2124, Yes!
You might want to have a very very very good celebration.

I was born on the 15th - I'm all set.



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