Why is Today February 29th?

Explaining Leap Day:

H/T: Andrew Sullivan

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  1. I hope you are all wearing yellow and blue!

  2. John Burgess says:

    Isn’t it because it’s Eugene Volokh’s birthday?

  3. Why is Today February 29th?

    This is the worst Ma Nishtana EVER.