Caulfield: Today is Earth Day! Which fell on the day of the week named after the moon. In a month named after Venus. Frazz: I see you're eating a milky way. Caulfield: A theme's a theme.
Guess the Mars Bar was for breakfast…
I didn’t know April was named after Venus. How does that work?
A festival in honor of Venus was held on April 1st, leading some scholars to conjecture that the Roman month of Aprilis was originally Aphrilis, derived from her Greek name Aphrodite (Aphros), or possibly from her Etruscan name Apru.
Emperors! – they don’t care who they inconvenience!
Or like me, a Mercury.
for the history of when the new year begins and why please see http://www.infoplease.com/spot/newyearhistory.html
Add in Yakko’s song and we continue the theme:http://youtu.be/mqzRKDlmEhI
Last night we went to Vega via “Contact.”
The 10-month Roman Calendar was lunar and woefully inaccurate by the time both Caesar and Augusted added the eponymous months.
I’m relieved nobody’s mentioned Uranus.
Two prototype Sega Plutos recently surfaced, but seeing as Pluto is no longer a full planet I guess that doesn’t count.
July 31, 2013