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Curious Kids: why is February shorter than every other month?

A fragment of mosaic showing February from the Sousse mosaic calendar. © Ad Meskens / Wikimedia Commons Helen Parish, University of Reading Why does February has the least number of days? Why does it not have 30 or 31 days like the rest of the eleven months? – Simi, aged 15, Mauritius The reason February is shorter than other months …

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