[OT] American Heretics Elections

David Cantrell david at cantrell.org.uk
Thu Aug 28 09:13:15 BST 2008

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 11:47:38PM +0100, Roger Burton West wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 11:07:42PM +0100, Alistair McGlinchy wrote:
> >Its not just the London Perl M[ou]ngers who have confusing rules about when
> >to have gatherings.
> I only codified "the Thursday after the first Wednesday" because the
> formulation in use at the time ("the first Thursday, unless it's the
> first of the month, in which case the second Thursday") seemed too
> verbose and confusing.

"The Thursday after the first Wednesday" would seem to indicate that we
think there might sometimes be one or more days between the first
Wednesday and its following Thursday.

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