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Re: Day & month names

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 2, 2000, 6:21
Raymond Brown wrote:
> It would be very confusing, I think, to use the same > set of names for months in two different calendar systems. AFAIK the > practical Chinese just numbered the western months.
Oh, so when they refer to dates in the traditional lunisolar calendar, they used named months, but when referring to dates in the Gregorian calendar, they use numbered months? -- "If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore, and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor