Red Scharlach (redscharlach) wrote,
Red Scharlach
redscharlach

And beware the lobsters of Thermidor

Once again, I have been assailed by some tantalizing pieces of information in the course of my working day, and have decided to remove them from my own head by making them come out and tickle your heads instead. Today, the theme is the calendar, and various nations who've tried their best to make it a bit more exciting than the boring old January-February malarkey that the Romans lumbered us with. (What have they ever done for us, eh?)

Poll #1598133 The Obscure Dating Practices Quiz

Here are twelve names of months, taken from calendars that are either in use somewhere in the world, or were once used at some point in history. However, only eight are REAL months. Pick the FOUR months that you think are FAKE.

Wobly
30(12.7%)
Ginbot
32(13.5%)
Khrums
12(5.1%)
Hwt-hwr
12(5.1%)
Puupi
13(5.5%)
Pashons
15(6.3%)
Ogronn
11(4.6%)
Tititl
8(3.4%)
Kökkafü
8(3.4%)
Megabit
45(19.0%)
Eth
14(5.9%)
Tykibokz
37(15.6%)


I'll be back tomorrow with the correct answers for your delectation. In the meantime, any month-renaming suggestions are gladly received, and I'll give them due consideration if and when I become Queen of All Stuff...
Tags: quiz, trivia
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