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I always found that "Deck the halls" had a Dutch ring to it, and it turns out I was right
It originates from the Dutch word "dekken" which means cover, see explanation here: Deck the halls – Grammarist[^]
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Because - if I worked for somebody else these days - I'd be damn tempted: book the 23rd, 2nd, and 3rd as holiday, and you got a 14 day break (since every company I've worked for shut down until the new year). 21st Dec through to the 6th Jan inclusive - that's a damn good break if you can swing it!
So how many of you are doing that?
"I have no idea what I did, but I'm taking full credit for it." - ThisOldTony
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In decimal numbers (and others like hexadecimal), the most significant digits come first. I prefer the same for dates: yyyy-mm-dd.
Most of my files are named in that fashion, so when I open a folder, I see the content in chronological order.