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11th-Aug-2013 12:26 pm
Just found out that Ramadan can happen in any month of the year (because it's based on Lunar Calendar).
Which was news to me - since Jewish and Chinese holidays (that are also lunar-based) roughly happen at the same time every year.
Turns out the difference is
- Arabs didn't keep up with the times and add this to their calendar.
Pretty symbolic if you ask me - I wouldn't have high hopes for the region (re recent
Stephen Dawkins comments
) until this is fixed. Not that it matters - just as a symbol of modernity.
UPD - Looks like shit's going to stay bad for a while:
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