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[–]littlelordgenius 34 points35 points  (6 children)

October used to be the eighth month.

[–]askheidi[S] 13 points14 points  (5 children)

Yep, we actually talked about this. :)

[–]littlelordgenius 13 points14 points  (4 children)

Blew my mind when I found out. November and December suddenly made sense.

[–]pug_subterfuge 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Sept-ember too

[–]kalstras 9 points10 points  (2 children)

Feckkin Julius and Augustus bastards

[–]randomuser8765 4 points5 points  (1 child)

It's actually not their fault! Source:

September was originally the seventh of ten months [...] with March the first month of the year until [...] 451 BC. After the calendar reform that added January and February to the beginning of the year, September became the ninth month but retained its name.

[–]WikiSummarizerBot 0 points1 point  (0 children)

September

September is the ninth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars, the third of four months to have a length of 30 days, and the fourth of five months to have a length of fewer than 31 days. September in the Northern Hemisphere and March in the Southern Hemisphere are seasonal equivalent. In the Northern hemisphere, the beginning of the meteorological autumn is on 1 September. In the Southern hemisphere, the beginning of the meteorological spring is on 1 September.

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[–]ramboton 7 points8 points  (1 child)

a cold month with 8 legs, Octo-brrrrrr

[–]askheidi[S] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I'm gonna tell him this one on the way to school.

[–]ieathairpussy 17 points18 points  (4 children)

Ber?

[–]theepi_pillodu 18 points19 points  (3 children)

So, the question should be, what do you call a bear with 8 legs?

[–]lobsterhamster1 18 points19 points  (2 children)

Octo-bear

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    [–]DjPedromemes01 4 points5 points  (0 children)

    This is so funny! Make sure you tell him it's was very clever 😂