Oh, it does appear that it is some sort of holiday today, something about it being a new year or some such silliness. Of course everyday is the start of a new year! For it was a year ago that it was the same date! Well, except for February 24th, which comes around once every four years, except on the other three years when it appears yearly.
Yes, there will be a test on this.
In other news, to show just how much of a geek I am, one of the things I did today was telnet to an actual IBM PCjr, complete with ISA network card and custom TCP/IP network stack.
How cool is that?
And no, this will not be on the test.
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