[LMB] Birthdays...

Pat Mathews 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...
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> Ta, L.  Now wondering what the origin of "red-letter [whatever]" may be.
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"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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