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Old 07-11-2013, 08:22 PM
ethelbert is offline
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Originally Posted by MichaelXD View Post
So I'm guessing age and years are non-related? What if you're not allowed to start school at 1,826 days? Then what do you do? 1,826 days is obviously 5 years, and SOMEONE had to define the exact number of days in a year, or otherwise we wouldn't have a calendar today or be on the Gregorian Calendar.
It is simply a convention that we measure age in years, not in days, or for that matter, hours or minutes (unless of course you are less than two years old, in which case your age is measured in months).