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At Thu, 28 Oct 1999, randy and gloria mcdonald wrote:
>and the term "blue" originated because whenever there was a second full moon
>it was indicated in the Farmers Almanac (I think) by printing it the color
>> Actually, it's not just New England -- I'm from Kentucky originally, now
>> PA, and we say "once in a blue moon". And I believe the dictionary
>> definition of a "blue moon" is when you have two full moons in one month.
>> The second one would be the "blue moon" -- nothing to do with the color.
>> Don't know how often that actually happens!
>> Sue Ann
-- The 15th century proverb which summarizes the purpose of medicine is: * To cure sometimes, to relieve often, to comfort always. *