What’s in the Name? The Meaning of November
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What’s in the Name? The Meaning of November

THE NAME Do you ever wonder where the names of the month come from? November derives from the Latin root novem- meaning “nine,” because in the Roman calendar there were only 10 months in the year, and November was indeed the ninth month. November marks the point in the year when the cold begins to set in. November’s adjectival form, Novemberish, means “dreary,” BIRTHSTONE The traditional birthstone for November is the yellow topaz, The yellow topaz is a jewel that represents empathy and serenity. Topaz is a stone of nobility, love, passion, purpose and also symbolizes friendship.. HOLIDAYS There are 2 major holidays that we celebrate in November. Veteran’s Day…
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Fun Facts About October
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Fun Facts About October

THE NAMEDo you ever wonder where the names of the month come from? The name of the month of October comes from the Latin “octō”, which means “eight”, In the Roman calendar October was the eighth month of the year. After the Julian calendar reform, the months January and February were added to the beginning of the calendar year and October became the tenth month of the year, as we know it today. BIRTHSTONEOctober birthstones are the tourmaline and the opal. Tourmalines are believed to help you stay calm under pressure, bring peace and tranquility and defeat emotions like anger…
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