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Ides Of March

One of the most famous quotes about the month of March was penned by William Shakespeare for his play, “Julius Caesar”. “Caesar: The ides of March are come. Soothsayer: Ay, Caesar; but not gone.” The ides of March or the … Continue reading

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Five Day Weeks In The USSR

While struggling to read through an old Soviet Russian language children’s textbook the other day, I found a short mention of a curious Soviet social experiment that triggered my curiosity. It was a reconfiguration of the calendar into weeks of … Continue reading

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