#53283. Asked by ShakeyMikey. (Dec 20 04 10:20 AM)
[Dec 20 04 12:28 PM] Arpeggionist writes:
It is unknown why the French decided to celebrate the new year in the middle of the winter, on January 1st, rather than in March (around Easter, and around the beginning of spring) or September (which is when the Jews celebrate the new year).
(As one entry - McG)
Dec 20 04, 10:40 AM
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