Oh, my goodness. It’s a leap year. 30 days hath September, April, June, and November. All the rest of 31 except February. (Which obviously is confused, since it’s either 28 or 29.) I’ll also explain how February got so confused below.
I’ve written before about one of the best teachers I ever had, Sue Katzman (Finkelstein). Sue is the reason I managed to graduate from my yeshiva at the top of my form and excel in high school, college, and beyond. She arranged that she would be my teacher for 7th, 8th, and 9th grades (English and History), there was no escaping her influence.
Remember when those computer companies used to ship out their brand new products to the stores- without having secured the sales? Or, claimed to have a product (hardware or software) to enter the market in days to kill competitor entries? (IBM did this to Osborne and Control Data; Microsoft was adjudicated in a court case headed by Stanley Sporkin [who also dealt with the Home Intensive Care/Health and Human Services (HHS) spat a few years later.) Or, the auto companies who delivered vehicles to their dealers- even though no one had ordered them
When I was growing up, today was a big holiday. Washington’s Birthday. And, we also had celebrated Lincoln’s Birthday ten days ago. (See my post, 12.)