The months we follow and their misnomers

The months we follow and their misnomers

Caillan Davenport Sydney, Australia January 13, 2018 Our lives run on Roman time. Birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and public holidays are regulated by Pope Gregory XIII’s Gregorian Calendar, which is itself a modification of Julius Caesar’s calendar introduced in 45 BC. The names of our months are therefore derived from the Roman Gods, leaders, festivals, and numbers. If you have ever…

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The months we follow and their misnomers

Caillan Davenport Sydney, Australia January 13, 2018 Our lives run on Roman time. Birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and public holidays are regulated by Pope Gregory XIII’s Gregorian Calendar, which is itself a modification of Julius Caesar’s calendar introduced in 45 BC. The names of our months are therefore derived from the Roman Gods, leaders, festivals, and numbers. If you have ever…

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Migrant Settlement Report disappoints Australian ethnic communities

Sourced Content Sydney, January 13, 2018 The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) has said that it would welcome any recommendations of a Federal Parliamentary inquiry into migrant settlement outcomes which supported, encouraged and resourced the greater participation of migrant youth in Australian society. FECCA Chairperson Mary Patetsos said that the Organisation endorsed recommendations in a report by…

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Fake News proliferates but truth will eventually emerge

Zhongdong Niu Scotland, January 13, 2018 French president Emmanuel Macron’s recent pledge to make a new law to tackle perceived fake news has touched nerves in some corners with its potential impact on freedom of expression. Fake news is nothing new – there have probably always been news reports that were deliberately inaccurate. But it was arguably rarer in the…

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