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Do you have a poem like this in your language?

Today is the last day of February, which reminds me of this poem that I learned as a child (There are actually several variations of the last lines)

Thirty days hath September,
April , June, and November.
All the rest have thirty one,
Save February, which has twenty eight,
But one year in four
Has one day more.

If your primary language is not English, did you learn a similar poem?
Queendragonfly · 31-35, F
Yes we have one in my language too.
DrWatson · 70-79, M
@Queendragonfly Can you tell us how it goes?
Queendragonfly · 31-35, F
@DrWatson Januari börjar året,
februari kommer näst.
Mars, april har knopp i håret,
maj och juni blommar mest.
juli, augusti och september,
härlig sommar är det då.
men oktober och november och december,
är så grå.
The one I learned is

Thirty days hath September,
April, June, and November.
All the rest have thirty-one
Excepting February, which has twenty-eight,
Although Leap Year comes every four
And then February has one more."
DrWatson · 70-79, M
@Mamapolo2016 Yes...I kinda left out a line! 😂
@DrWatson It took me 12 years to learn it!
I came early to the conclusion that the people who make decisions on things like official calendars are simply disposed to be difficult.
DrWatson · 70-79, M
@Mamapolo2016 In the early years of ancient Rome, the first part of the year had NO dates, since farmers were not planting then, and the calendar was originally about keeping track of the growing season.

Julius Caesar inserted three extra months in 45 BC, and in order to bring the calendar in synch with the seasons, that year had 445 days!

It was known, even back then, as "The Year of Confusion!"
@DrWatson The more things change...
HannibalAteMeOut · 22-25, F
Νot that I know of, but we have shorter sayings about certain months.
HannibalAteMeOut · 22-25, F
@DrWatson kinda hard to translate literally but about February we basically say that "even if it's cold in February it will smell like summer", we have some sayings about March being an unstable month and month of the Lent, we also say "From March there's summer and from August there's winter" and other sayings that tie each month to crops and field work.
DrWatson · 70-79, M
@HannibalAteMeOut We have a saying about March as well: March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.

Although I live far enough north that the lamb does not show up until April or May!
HannibalAteMeOut · 22-25, F
@DrWatson hahah tbh I live south enough that May to September is fully summer
Piper · 61-69, F
Yes, but I tend to not get it quite right, every time..those times I silently recite it to myself.
DrWatson · 70-79, M
@Piper I have come across several versions in English, so there is no one right way! :)
RedBaron · M
It doesn’t apply to the lunar calendar, in which leap years have an extra month.
Not that I'm aware of.
Funlov · M
I liked that thanks 👍
LordShadowfire · 46-50, MVIP
Does it count if my primary language is sarcasm? 😆
DrWatson · 70-79, M
@LordShadowfire Absolutely peachy is September....

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