March 3, 2008

Leap Year Puppies

Penny's puppies were born on February 29th which makes them leap year babies! I think it's so funny that these guys will have to wait until 2012 before they have their first birthdays... So in honor of Leap Day and in celebration of the Gang of Eight, here are some interesting Leap Year facts:

1. Julius Caesar proclaimed the last day of February as Leap Year Day, skipping it three out of four years. Back then, February 30th was the last day of the last month of the year, which is why he picked it.

2. If you're a "Leaper," you will have beaten the 1,506 odds against being born on Leap Day.

3. Leap Year was the traditional time that women could propose marriage. When the rules of courtship were stricter, women were only allowed to pop the question on one day every four years - February 29th.

4. There are currently around 4.1 million ‘Leapers’ in the world today.

5. Ja Rule is a Leap Year Baby born on February 29, 1976.

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