Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)

Robert A. Uhl (
23 Aug 1995 20:12:08 GMT

In article <>,
Edward Rice <> wrote:
>In article <41dnbr$>,
> (Robert A. Uhl) wrote:
>Christmas trees. Easter eggs. Not Easter itself, or Christmas itself, but
>plenty of the practical components of each.

Chriastmas trees were invented by Martin Luther. They caught on with
the people, and the Chruch finally decided to stop trying to stop it.
Easter eggs also were at one time put down by the Church.

Anyway, both practices are very uncommon in the Orthodox Church,
except where it has come into contact with the West.

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