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  • n. December 25, Sir Isaac Newton's birthday (in the Julian calendar).

Etymologies

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Newton +‎ -mas, after Isaac Newton

Examples

  • Article III: "Merry Christmas" is not understood to void, invalidate, denigrate, supplant or replace wishes for a happy Kwaanza, festivus for the rest of us, Hanukkah, scary solstice, Newtonmas, or any other celebration currently existing or invented in the future which readers of this blog may celebrate.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • • A Very Cthulhu Christmas (audio) • More Ctholhiday cheer: Scary Solstice (audio) • sf-themed holiday story collection (+ 2, 3, 4, 5) • Newtonmas crafts (above): holiday tree topper, costume

    Boing Boing

  • Robin Richard Dawkins mentioned the idea of calling it Newtonmas, because Isaac Newton was also born - I say also, I mean Newton actually was - born on the 25th of December.

    The Guardian World News

  • Oh, and December 25th is also Newtonmas (birthday of Isaac Newton), amongst other things.

    Planet Ubuntu

  • Paleo-CInema Podcast 42 The Mobile Newtonmas Podca...

    Archive 2010-05-01

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