Saturday, November 2, 2013

Fact of the Day: November

November's name comes from ancient times in Rome. "Novem" is Latin for nine, as it used to be considered the ninth month of the year in the old Roman calendar. 

22 comments:

Margaret-whiteangel said...

Interesting that Latin is still used regarding months.

Old Kitty said...

Now that I didn't know!! Take care
x

Unknown said...

Nice to know ^__^

Have a Fantastic Weekend,

Nicole

My new post - Flared Jeans - http://www.nicoleta.me/2013/11/flared-jeans.html

Joke (Joke's Camera) said...

Beautiful picture, Adam. I love autumn colors. Greeting from the Netherlands, Joke

Kati said...

That's handy to know!

Have a great day,
-Kati

Anna-Alina said...

I dislike this month, because it's not pretty month!

Emmylou said...

Can't believe it's November already!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I would really like to take a Latin class someday.

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

I do love Autumn!!!.. lovely photo.. Regards

Fundy Blue said...

Love those gorgeous leaves!

stephen Hayes said...

November is my favorite month because it's the only one that celebrates ME!

Dana said...

What a beautiful picture!

The Happy Whisk said...

Pretty picture.

Pilar Domínguez said...

Beautful month, purely autumnal! Kisses, :)

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Very nice picture.

Anonymous said...

Just to confuse us!

Ann said...

I like this.
Nice to know.

Theresa Mahoney said...

Very pretty fall picture! I love fall colors!

Christine said...

oh really, interesting.

Elisabeth said...

Cool detail! What kind of weather do you have in November? Thanks for stopping by my blog.

xxx
E from Helsinki
http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

Breathtaking said...

Lovely autumn colours in your photo Adam.

Al Penwasser said...

I explained that fact to one of my students this past week.
Who gave me a "Oh, crap, Mr. Penwasser is speaking again" look.