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Not An AV Topic Again . . Easter

On 22 Apr 2011 at 12:33pm IMEYOU wrote:
Why is Easter celebrated on different dates every year and always Friday through to Monday . . Where as Christmas is always the 25th December whatever day it falls on ?
On 22 Apr 2011 at 6:28pm Old cynic wrote:
It's all down to St Hilda of Whitby and when the full moon falls in relation to the end of lent. Anyway ask google for a proper answer! I've got sunstroke
On 22 Apr 2011 at 6:40pm 'ere be monsters wrote:
It's the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox.
On 22 Apr 2011 at 11:36pm IMEYOU wrote:
Understand all that but why does xmas not follow the same rules ?
On 23 Apr 2011 at 6:57am 'ere be monsters wrote:
Because it would be silly to have Christmas and Easter on the same day?

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