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

randy (
Thu, 24 Aug 1995 08:28:58 -0100

In article <41g22o$>,
(Robert A. Uhl) wrote:

> 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.
christmas trees were not invented by luther, that is a lutheran myth
they had been used for years previously, although i can't vouch for their
pagan origins, it certainly evokes the pagan "world tree"

easter itself -- check the etymology

the eucharist --- i believe this ritual cannablism had zoroastrian origins --