I’ve Got A Date

11 Dec
English: 19th century cartoon of a rabid dog i...

English: 19th century cartoon of a rabid dog in a London street (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This has nothing to do with dates but I couldn’t find a free cartoon on the subject so I went with rabies instead.

With a dentist at the hospital today so I wasn’t going to blog; but my good friend Dave (a statistician and therefore number geek upon whom I can rely in these matters) informs me that at some point – well, at an actual point – today it will be 11/12/13 14:15.

In its honour, I will schedule this post for 2:15.

Happy Number Day!

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Dave and I really have too much time on our hands, don’t we?*

*I wish.

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As  I was writing this, Tory Boy informed me that today is the last sequential date of this century.  

Can that be right?  Dave?

 

15 Responses to “I’ve Got A Date”

  1. bON COURAGE FOR THE DATE WITH DENTIST!

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    • Had to cancel – coughing my guts out made him nervous about his fingers…well, it would have if I’d got as far as his chair.

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  2. Pseu at 15:24 #

    Now I see!

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  3. mairedubhtx at 15:47 #

    Good luck at the dentist.

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  4. bevchen at 16:45 #

    I read about today being the last sequential date of the century as well… QI tweeted it. And if QI says it it must be true!

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  5. laurieanichols at 17:20 #

    Good luck with your next appointment with the dentist, I see that you had to cancel because you can’t stop coughing. I hope that you feel better, you poor thing. hugs. 🙂

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  6. Grannymar at 20:54 #

    If you become an American for a day in one years time…. you could get away with writing the date and time in order again 12/13/14 15:16 😉

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  7. Tory boy has been listening to those pinko professors. Dianne
    The only other combination would have to start with a 12 (December) with the day as 13 and the year 14 (this year. if you use military time you could get a 15:16…I think.

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  8. Rorybore at 03:11 #

    It fascinates me how such things happen with dates. not ones to dentists – I try to avoid those ones (even though I make my children go)….but the calendar/clock. There’s something about this August 2014 too: 5 Sundays, 5 Saturdays, 5 full weeks – apparently it happens very rarely.

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  9. sharechair at 02:17 #

    hope you feel better.

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