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Some scan CM Birthdays first and everyday

Some tiny bits of information telescope much bigger information. Reading CM Birthdays first and regularly does that for many people. One of our favorite readers and contributors watches for her family's entries, and often sends four to five or more additions, making the archives of much more useful each day. For more on that facet, and a note on some coincidences click on headline to read it all.
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Remember how we used to buy newspapers for one section or page?

Young kids would buy the Courier-Journal for Buzz Sawyer or Mark Trail in the funnies? Traders and pickers would buy, scan the antiques for things to re-sell? Some would just read Stan Delaplane's postcard (similar, in a way, to postcards we get after summer vacations today, or world traveler Doug Beard's travel pictures)? Well some do that for CM Birthdays. There are fascinating details to follow each day, and we know, from the many posts we get every day, that some people open CM and go to the Birthday's First.

Today's fascinating stat: There are 32 entries at 3:49amCT, Thursday morning, when we checked, scanned for duplications and edits needed. Eight (8) fully 25%, were anniversaries!

And so, we wondered about an interesting possible birthday coincidence: Wouldn't it be likely that a number of children share the same birthday as their parents' anniversary?

Does anybody have a 1st anniversary at the same time as a child's birthday?

And, within family speak - those special esoteric communication code we all use to convey broad messages, elicit laughs, and share messages - what families term those joint celebrations? If you have a coincidence of this nature, please share.

And a note on the In Memory Birthdays. . They're not just for researchers or genealogists, though we post them with that in mind. A lot of folks scan them pause and remember someone special. There are several of those today.And we notice a not so rare coincidence this morning: Every death has a matching obituary. We're thankful for those readers who read and remember the obituaries of some very special people, proof them, send edits, anecdotes and additions. (And did you know? On CM you can add an annual Card of Thanks to the obituary? Call today 270-250-2730 to learn how)

This story was posted on 2014-06-26 04:02:01
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