Happy Palindrome Day!
Well, to some of you, anyway.
Yes, you’re right. We did just celebrate Palindrome Day — when the date reads the same backward as forward — less than two weeks ago.
Feb. 11, to be precise.
So, if you write the month before the day (mm/dd/yy), then it’s time to celebrate.
American-style, as one Twitter user put it.
If you write the day before the month (dd/mm/yy), then 22/02/20 is well, just a bunch of numbers strung together.
So, no cake for you.
Sorry about that.
As for the rest of you, well, you know what to do.
One Twitter user was moved to poetry.
Another is making big plans for the evening.
Apparently, it’s also Drew Barrymore’s birthday.
You decide what’s a bigger deal.
This guy wasn’t above rubbing it in.
Ouch. Just ... ouch.
Of course, everybody got to partake in the celebration earlier this month, the first global palindrome day in more than 900 years.
No matter where you’re from, 02/02/2020 reads the same backward and forward.
So, if you’re keeping track, this is the third Palindrome Day of the month — two six-digit dates, one eight-digit date.
Well, for some of you, anyway.
Melanie, for one, isn’t buying it.
But that’s because she writes out 2020 in full.
Alas, this will be the last Palindrome Day of the year.
All good things must come to an end.
If they ever really started, that is.