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* Summer Prime: lasts from at least 25th May Prime to 2nd Grune Prime | * Summer Prime: lasts from at least 25th May Prime to 2nd Grune Prime | ||

* Autumn Prime: lasts from at least 24th Spune Prime to 28th Ember Prime | * Autumn Prime: lasts from at least 24th Spune Prime to 28th Ember Prime | ||

− | * Spindlewinter: lasts from at least 32nd Ember Prime to | + | * Spindlewinter: lasts from at least 32nd Ember Prime to 19th February Secundus |

− | * Secundus Spring: lasts from | + | * Secundus Spring: lasts from 20th February Secundus to at least ... |

* Secundus Summer: lasts from at least 5th June Secundus to 19th August Secundus | * Secundus Summer: lasts from at least 5th June Secundus to 19th August Secundus | ||

* Secundus Autumn: lasts from at least 30th August Secundus to 30th Ember Secundus | * Secundus Autumn: lasts from at least 30th August Secundus to 30th Ember Secundus |

## Revision as of 03:33, 25 May 2014

The **calendar** command shows you what day it is on Discworld, and can also show you when a particular Discworld date is. Used with no arguments, it shows you the dates that will appear over the next seven real-world days.

## Using the command

There are several available syntaxes:

calendar calendar [the] <day> [of] <month> {Prime|prime|Secundus|secundus|1|2} <year> calendar <month> {Prime|prime|Secundus|secundus|1|2} [the] <day> <year> calendar [the] <day> [of] <month> {Prime|prime|Secundus|secundus|1|2} calendar <month> {Prime|prime|Secundus|secundus|1|2} [the] <day> calendar <start> <finish> calendar <special day> <year> calendar <days> calendar today calendar <special day>

The first option shows the Discworld dates that will appear over the next seven real-world days, and when.

The next four options show when a specified Discworld date will begin and end.

The sixth option shows the Discworld dates that will appear over the next *n* days, where *n* is a number you specify:

> calendar 2 Wed Aug 5 2009: Monday 21st Grune Prime, UC 2026. [06:00] Tuesday 22nd Grune Prime, UC 2026. [13:12] Wednesday 23rd Grune Prime, UC 2026. [20:24] Thursday 24th Grune Prime, UC 2026. Thu Aug 6 2009: [03:36] Friday 25th Grune Prime, UC 2026. [10:48] Saturday 26th Grune Prime, UC 2026. [18:00] Sunday 27th Grune Prime, UC 2026.

The seventh and tenth options show when a specified special day will begin and end.

The eighth option shows the Discworld dates that will appear between a certain number of days from now, <start>, and a certain number of days from now, <finish>:

> calendar 2 3 Fri Aug 7 2009: Sunday 27th Grune Prime, UC 2026. [01:12] Octeday 28th Grune Prime, UC 2026. [08:24] Monday 29th Grune Prime, UC 2026. [15:36] Tuesday 30th Grune Prime, UC 2026. [22:48] Wednesday 31st Grune Prime, UC 2026. Sat Aug 8 2009: [06:00] Thursday 1st August Prime, UC 2026. [13:12] Friday 2nd August Prime, UC 2026. [20:24] Saturday 3rd August Prime, UC 2026.

The ninth option shows the Discworld dates for today.

## The months

There are thirteen Discworld months:

- Offle (32 days)
- February (32 days)
- March (32 days)
- April (32 days)
- May (32 days)
- June (32 days)
- Grune (32 days)
- August (32 days)
- Spune (32 days)
- Sektober (32 days)
- Ember (32 days)
- December (32 days)
- Ick (16 days)

## The seasons

There are eight main seasons on the Disc:

- Spring Prime: lasts from at least 21st February Prime to 21st May Prime
- Summer Prime: lasts from at least 25th May Prime to 2nd Grune Prime
- Autumn Prime: lasts from at least 24th Spune Prime to 28th Ember Prime
- Spindlewinter: lasts from at least 32nd Ember Prime to 19th February Secundus
- Secundus Spring: lasts from 20th February Secundus to at least ...
- Secundus Summer: lasts from at least 5th June Secundus to 19th August Secundus
- Secundus Autumn: lasts from at least 30th August Secundus to 30th Ember Secundus
- Backspindlewinter: lasts from at least 2nd December Secundus to 18th February Prime

In and around Djelibeybi, the seasons are given different names:

- Seedtime: corresponds to the winters and springs
- Inundation: corresponds to the summers
- Sog: corresponds to the autumns

## Special days

The Discworld has a number of special days listed on the calendar:

- Hogswatchday - 1st Offle Prime
- Crueltideday - 1st Offle Secundus
- Small Gods Day - 16th Grune
- Soul Cake Tuesday - 23rd August
- Soul Cake Days - The first Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday after the first half-moon in Sektober
- Sektober Fools' Day - 1st Sektober

There are also some special days that aren't on the Discworld calendar, and which are celebrated according to their roundworld dates:

- Cream Pie Day - January 11th
- Valentine's Day - February 14th
- Cabbage Day - February 17th
- International Women's Day - March 8th
- Ukulele Day - August 23rd
- Beard Day - September 10th
- Talk Like a Pirate Day - September 19th
- Greco's day off - October 30th and 31st
- Pink Bow Day - November 10th