Surely took me by surprise
I always just assumed that was a Westron to English translation convention.
Just to be that guy….the Shire calendar has 12 months of 30 days each. There are 5 additional days scattered throughout the year that aren’t counted as a numbered day in any month.
There are two days of Yule, which is the last day of “December” and first of “January,” in quotes because the month names are considered translations. Then there are 3 days between “June” and “July,” Lithe-Midsummer-Lithe. As a bonus, Midsummer is technically not considered an actual day of the week, but falls between Saturday and Sunday.
One side effect of this is that the year always starts on a Sunday, and ends on a Saturday. Perfectly balanced.
Could be Julian.
It’s fun to make up a fantasy language and stuff, but if you make up new numbering systems and dates then you’re really going out of your way to make it difficult to connect with the world lol
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