Leap year

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LEAP YEAR. Vide Bissextile.

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Front-end same-store results reflect a 100-basis-point negative impact from the loss of the extra leap year day, while the shift of Easter into the second quarter from the first quarter in 2016 delivered an additional 75-basis-point hit.
In some northern European countries, on leap year day women are allowed to propose marriage to men.
The chance of being born on a Leap Year day is one out of 1461 -- about 684 out of a million people are born on Leap Year day -- or about 5 million people on the planet, some studies showed.
But the most important thing that Paddy keeps t overlooking is that for some strange reason, Rhona adores him and today, on leap year day, she's going to prove it by asking him to marry her.
Chief executive Colin Matthews said factors such as this year's later Easter and 2008's extra leap year day also hit passengers - along with February's heavy snow which crippled much of the country.
Presumably, since the extra day did not legally exist, then nothing that took place on this leap year day technically never happened, according to the law.
On leap year day 2004, Alison Dermer sent her traveling boyfriend a video marriage proposal -- becoming a modern adherent to an ancient custom.
Being Leap Year Day, which is synonymous with Sadie Hawkins, Wheeler added, that "it is OK for women to invite a gentleman to join them for the evening.
NEXT Friday is Leap Year Day - a cue for quirky customs, calendar confusion and forever-young Leap Year boys and girls who are born on the day.
Q I'M sick of waiting to be asked, so I'm planning to use this Leap Year Day to ask my commitment-shirking partner to marry me.
96 trillion yen, due to the extra leap year day and weather factors, and showed an increase for the second straight month, the government said Friday.
Her family goes all out to celebrate her special leap year day, and Josie is looking forward to taking her driver's exam, nabbing the part of Juliet in the afternoon's play auditions, and heading out to the lake for the super-secret sweet 16 initiation ritual.