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General Chat Thread, So, who's still in work next week (19th Dec)? in General; Ah! That explains it. You celebrate St Nicholas presumably, rather than Christmas Day like we do...
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    Ah! That explains it. You celebrate St Nicholas presumably, rather than Christmas Day like we do

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    Ah! That explains it. You celebrate St Nicholas presumably, rather than Christmas Day like we do
    Eastern churches base festival dates on the Julian Calendar rather than the Gregorian calendar, so Christmas day ends up on the 7th January on our Gregorian calendar, which is December 25 on the Julian Calendar if that makes sense!

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    I'm in, upgrading Exchange 2010 to SP2 and also on day 2 of Capita Support remoted in trying to figure out why our Solus 3 won't deploy any of the Autumn updates.

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    Plus St Nicholas day is on 6th December. Each year I polish up my shoes, take em round my mums house and leave them there on the 5th December, come back on 6th December to find chocolates, and a gift...and same with my daughter and mrs Its something nice for the kids really

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    Quote Originally Posted by teejay View Post
    Eastern churches base festival dates on the Julian Calendar rather than the Gregorian calendar, so Christmas day ends up on the 7th January on our Gregorian calendar, which is December 25 on the Julian Calendar if that makes sense!
    thats right! all the differances in the Calendars . its like Cheenese celebrate the New year in Frebruary if i am not mistaken...

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