A leap year is a year containing one additional day added to keep the calendar
year synchronized with the astronomical or ...
Leap Day, on February 29, has been a day of traditions, folklore and superstitions
ever since Leap Years were first introduced by Julius Caesar over 2000 years ...
Nov 29, 2016 ... Yes, it is a leap year, and although you may have thought it was a myth,
according to the old Irish tradition, this is the perfect chance for a ...
Mar 1, 2012 ... The leapyear's extra day is necessary because of the "messiness" of our ... It is
believed that the tradition of women proposing on this day goes ...
Feb 25, 2016 ... Leap Days, or an extra day added on February 29 happen because the actual
time it takes the Earth to rotate the sun is 365.2421 days.
Feb 29, 2016 ... Exclusive societies, international sports and old-fashioned romance all have their
roots in the traditions and superstitions of the Leap Year.
Feb 29, 2016 ... This year we will find ourselves enjoying an extra day in February due to the
2016 leap year. And although February 29 exists because of ...
Feb 29, 2012 ... Everyone knows why we have leap years - to keep our calenders in sync, ... or a
scarlet petticoat to pop the question, according to tradition. 4.
Feb 27, 2016 ... A quick browse online and I find that the leap-year proposal tradition is attributed
to a deal that St Brigid of Kildare made with St Patrick in the ...
Feb 29, 2016 ... Aurora's tradition, though, was just a twist on a much more common leap day
belief: that either a leap day or a leap year was an opportunity for ...