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Beddian year

Beddian year
 n.— «Shearer chatted with another firefighter, Bobby Beddia. Shearer said recently, “He mentioned that he was very lucky, because he was fifty-three, so this year he got to experience living in his ’birth year.’”…Shearer told the story to Barry Cipra, a freelance math writer in Minnesota.…Cipra wrote a short paper on the idea, which he calls the “Beddian year.”» —“A Firefighter’s Theorem” by Lizzie Widdicombe New Yorker Nov. 12, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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