Re: [LEAPSECS] Wikipedia article

From: Zefram <zefram_at_FYSH.ORG>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2007 10:09:39 +0000

Brian Garrett wrote:
> Besides, the English term "leap second" is a misnomer--a leap year is
>a year with an extra day in it (and the inserted day is *not* called a leap

Actually it *is* called a "leap day". It is the "leap year" terminology
that is the odd one out.

Received on Wed Jan 03 2007 - 02:10:11 PST

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