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Saturday, December 29, 2007

DO I LOOK LIKE 607 YEARS OLD TO YOU?

I was born in the year 2523. I'm not kidding, goddammit! What do you want from me?!

But it’s not BC and it’s not in the future either. Did you know that it’s the year 2550 in Thailand right now? This also goes with Laos, Cambodia and Burma. Cool, isn’t it?

In Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei; I was born in the year 1401. *Whoa!* But it doesn’t make me 607 years old. Ha! It’s the year 1428 right now in the Islamic calendar.

With all of these interesting but confusing dates and years…we have all adapted the international standard of using the Gregorian calendar of 2007 which by the way, as we all know, follow the Christian Era. Mainly done for economic reasons. By the way, Bhuddist New Year changes in April until 1939. But now, we kinda adapted 1 January altogether.

So, ladies and germs…a few days from now (1 January), it’s going to be the year 2551 in some parts of our region. But we have to wait till 10 January to be 1429 in other parts.


สวัสดีปีใหม่ 2551

Happy New Year 2008

1429 ترجمة الى العربية

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7 Comments:

TAO said...

Happy New Years to all the BISEANERS and their readers!

Lets all will to do something in 2008 that will make our worlds just a little more different!

It only takes one person to make a difference...

Jake Tornado said...

Manigong Bagong Taon from Manila!

Benz said...

Happy New Year!!!! Stay Happy guys...

John Halcyon von Rothschild said...

Chill the Dom! Pop the Veuve! It's time to party!

Happy New Year Pisanu, Morgan and Sofia!

M|O|N|G|K|O|L said...

Happy new year, BISEANers! :) Best wishes to you all.

chase said...

whoa! that's very confusing... migraine.. help!

HIJJAZONE said...

SElamat Tahun Baru Hijriyah 1429 H

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