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Q: Why do September, October, November, and December come from Latin numbers, but the rest of the months aren’t numerical? A: We inherited the names for our months from the Romans, who used numerals for some and other designations for the rest. In fact, the Romans sometimes went back and forth, switching from a number... ? Read More: Months of our lives
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