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Top Ten Real Reasons We Have Leap Years
(submitted by LeeLee the House Hippo)
What, you think frogs want to keep jumping for four years straight?
Families just don't leap together any more.
Because prance years just doesnt have the same ring to it
To distract children asking about the purpose of Daylights Savings Time
It was invented by Al Gore, right before the Internet.
To celebrate the day, February 29th, when Jack leaped over the candlestick
To constantly confuse the Mole People from plotting their invasion of Idaho
To make up for that day you wasted entirely playing "Snake" on your cell phone
Extensive lobbying by the National Association for the Advancement of Pisces People
Some man needed a day to schedule his wedding, yet not have to remember an anniversary every year.
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