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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Of or pertaining to the leap year or the extra day in the leap year.
[From Latin bisextilis annus (leap year), from bissextus (February 29: leap day), from bi- (two) + sextus (sixth), from the fact that the sixth day before the Calends of March (February 24) appeared twice every leap year.]
"It's finally bissextile day. Calm down, this story has nothing to do with
gender preferences. For the 200,000 of you Americans out there born on
Feb. 29, the long wait is over. Have a happy birthday."
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even dread all notions with which they are not familiar. Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have always been derided as fools and madmen. -Aldous Huxley, novelist (1894-1963)