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LEAP YEAR. Vide Bissextile.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The last time Sunderland played on Leap Year Day was in 1992, when Wolverhampton Wanderers visited Roker Park and John Byrne's first-half penalty gave Malcolm Crosby's side a 1-0 victory in the second tier.
But for Sunderland to be in action on February 29 - known as Leap Year Day - is a far rarer event.
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.
Certainly there has been time for leap year day customs to evolve.
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.
Summary: When Faiqa, Zahra and Mustafa were born at Mumbai's famous Jaslok Hospital, they were not only the city's first triplets in the millennium, but were the Leap Year day babies too.
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.
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.