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It's weird how SEPTember, OCTober, NOVember, and DECember aren't the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th months of the year, amirite?

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They used to be correct, until Roman king Numa Pompilius changed it.

Wait....what??

Anonymous 0Reply
@Wait....what??

septem = 7
octo = 8
novem = 9
decem = 10

Alexuss avatar Alexus Yeah You Are +1Reply
@Alexus septem = 7 octo = 8 novem = 9 decem = 10

Yes but, why are the beginnings capitalized?

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@Alexus To point it out

but i still don't understand....why is it weird that they arn't?

Anonymous -2Reply
@but i still don't understand....why is it weird that they arn't?

September, October, November and December would be roughly translated as "seventh month", "eighth month", "ninth month" and "tenth month".

Alexuss avatar Alexus Yeah You Are +2Reply
@Wait....what??

June and July were added in after the months were established.

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