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  • adj. Attributive form of leap year, noun.


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  • You are the victim of this clumsy arrangement, having been born in leap-year, on the twenty-ninth of February;

    Leap Year -- Day

  • Of course, Tim being a leap-year baby (he was born 29th February 1952), this makes perfect sense.

    The Works of Tim Powers » Happy Birthday Tim!

  • Going to church on Sunday does a lot more to introduce one to one's neighbors than going to a caucus site each leap-year.

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  • The hospital chain Tenet Healthcare Corp. said earlier this week that its number of admissions of patients with private health coverage declined 2% in the first quarter from a year earlier, while outpatient visits of insured patients slipped 0.4%, when adjusted for last year's leap-year effect.

    Health Plans Lose Members to Layoffs

  • The hospital operator saw a 0.1% year-over-year decline in same-hospital paying and total admissions in the latest quarter, when adjusting for last year's leap-year effect.

    Tenet Turns in a Profit, Helped by Gains and Cost Controls

  • Says one exec: "" They can have the record for the biggest matinee gross on a non-holiday leap-year weekend. ''

    Box Office Inflation?

  • But the more I thought about it, to be an older “leap-year day” baby you would have to be at least 108 years old, a very small percentage of the population and also be born on the 29th of February 1900.

    I Would Also Leap to That Conclusion

  • Various legends purport to explain the ladies 'choice leap-year tradition.

    The Bissextile Beverage

  • Well before "Li'l Abner" cartoonist Al Capp morphed the conceit into Sadie Hawkins Day, the symbol of ladies 'leap-year frolics was the butterfly net used to capture one's man.

    How to toast the leap year

  • Grandmarina announced to the king and queen that in future there would be eight quarter-days in every year, except in leap-year, when there would be ten.

    A Holiday Romance


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