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<h1 id="the-square-root-of-christmas">The Square Root of Christmas</h1>
<h2 id="march-5th-is-the-square-root-of-christmas.">March 5th is the Square Root of Christmas.</h2>
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<p>I just wanted to make the announcement, if anyone happened to be unaware. The reason for the holiday, if you haven’t guessed already, is because sqrt(1225) = 35. Translating those numbers into calendar dates gives us the square root of Christmas 12/25 falling on 3/5. It just so happens that there is another big nerd holiday in March, Pi Day (3/14). Why not connect these two dates with a week(ish) long nerd celebration? I hereby declare that:</p>
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<li>March 5th shall be known as the Square Root of Christmas</li>
<li>The 10-day interval between the Square Root of Christmas and Pi Day shall be known as Nerdigras</li>
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<p>This page originally appeared at <a href="http://twopoint718.blogspot.com/2009/03/march-5-is-square-root-of-christmas.html" class="uri">http://twopoint718.blogspot.com/2009/03/march-5-is-square-root-of-christmas.html</a> since I’ve moved my blog, I’m also moving this page. This page (<a href="http://sencjw.com/the_square_root_of_christmas.html" class="uri">http://sencjw.com/the_square_root_of_christmas.html</a>) should be considered canonical.</p>
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