I do wonder at the quality of some journalism; I have heard twice already on the Today programme this morning – and it has only been going for an hour and a half – a ‘stunning’ newspaper report: “Keep your 1986 calendars – they can be used for 2014 because they are the same…” Is this headline news? Have these people ever heard of Whitaker’s Almanack? Page 115 of my 1992 edition lists calendars for every year between 1770 and 2025. Guess what? Just 14 calendars cover the entire range… But it’s better than that because next year, 2015, is the same as 2009, so if you want to save some money…
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