[uf-discuss] birthday versus birthdate

Karl Dubost karl at w3.org
Tue Jul 31 18:36:12 PDT 2007

Le 1 août 2007 à 10:05, Scott Reynen a écrit :
> I think this just reinforces what Charles said: the anniversary  
> celebration of an event is not the same as the event.  In this  
> case, birthday anniversaries are celebrated on New Year, but that  
> doesn't mean everyone's birthday nor date of birth is New Year.   
> Similarly, in America we often celebrate former Presidents'  
> birthdays on days that are not actually their birthdays.  But no  
> one says the birthday changes every year; only the celebration  
> changes.

I have at least two korean friends who uses the word "birthdate" for  
what you say is an "event celebration".
:) I was just pointing out that birthday != birthdate for some  
people. That's all

(back to my normal sleeping mode)

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