2 = M A by J CLetter Equations are well known phrases or facts where the key words have been replaced with the first letter of that word. These are often in the form of an equation, which contain a number, an = sign and the rest of the obscured phrase or fact.
2 = M A by J C
Answer2 = Months Added by Julius Caesar.
When they discovered that their calendar year was shorter than a proper year, Julius Caesar added two extra months to lengthen the year. They were July - named after himself - and August - named after his heir, Augustus.
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Posted by Gerd on Sep 11, 2003|
Aha! That's the reason september, october, november and december (7-8-9-10) made two steps back!? Very interesting. Non scholae, sed vitae discimus.
Posted by jimbo on Sep 12, 2003|
Good one! Veni Vedi Doh!
Posted by Smithy on Sep 12, 2003|
Thanks guys! )
Posted by SPUTNIK2 on Mar 05, 2006|
this was a good one, and great info, thanks!
Posted by PineappleMama on Jun 01, 2006|
I agree, I love when there's extra info. Nice Teaser!
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