mathews55 at msn.com
Mon Nov 2 20:21:40 GMT 2015
> To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> From: lbujold at myinfmail.com
> Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2015 13:50:49 -0600
> Subject: [LMB] Birthdays...
> Ta, L. Now wondering what the origin of "red-letter [whatever]" may be.
"Red-letter day" comes from prayer books and Books of Hours: entry in red ink or paint denotes a saint's day or other feast day on the church calendar.
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