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The Resume

    (January 1, -January 31, )
    First month of the year
    31 days
    Named for Janus (god of the doorway)
    Birth Flower: Carnation and Snowdrop
    Birthstone: Garnet
    Astrological sign is Capricorn and Aquarius

Why January might be annoying:

    Along with February, it did not exist prior to circa 713 B.C.E. as they were just part of winter.
    It is the coldest month (hottest in the Southern Hemisphere).
    It is the first full month of winter.
    People remove their festive holiday decorations.
    Time when most new year resolutions are broken.

Why January might not be annoying:

    Christians claim January 1 the beginning of the year, marking the date of Jesus' circumcision.
    It contains the last day of Kwanzaa.
    Most college football bowl games are played in January.
    It begins the award season.
    It is the month for the NFL Playoffs and formerly the Superbowl.
    The Australian Open is contested.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday.
    The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas.
    The presidential inauguration occurs.
    TV's mid season replacements start this month.
    Time to view the Quadrantids Meteor Shower.
    The NHL All-Star game is contested.

Credit: Team Annoy

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 12 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 84 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 5 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 51 Votes: 70.59% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 76.92% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 33 Votes: 51.52% Annoying