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The Resume

    (October 1, -October 31, )
    Tenth month of the year
    31 days
    Named for Octavus (Latin for eighth month)
    Birth flower: Marigold (Calendula) and Cosmos
    Birthstone: Opal and Rose
    Astrological sign is Libra and Scorpio

Why October might be annoying:

    Despite not being the 8th month in over 2 millenniums, it retains Octo meaning 8 in its name.
    It is the first full month of autumn.
    The Russian revolution of 1917 is commemorated (even though it was actually November on the Gregorian calendar).

Why October might not be annoying:

    The leaves on trees change colors making for beautiful landscapes.
    Rock and Roll is celebrated as Rocktober.
    Kids get to trick or treat on Halloween.
    Many adults enjoy drinking beer in what is called Octoberfest.
    The World Series is played.
    Reggie Jackson, who excelled at the World Series, became known as Mr. October.
    In Canada, they celebrate Thanksgiving.
    Columbus 'discovered' America (October 12, 1492).
    The US Supreme Court goes into session.
    United Nations Day is celebrated.
    Sputnik became the first man made object to orbit Earth (October 4, 1957).
    The Hawaiian Ironman Triathalon is competed.

Credit: Team Annoy

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 13 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 96 Votes: 43.75% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 206 Votes: 45.63% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 110 Votes: 48.18% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 8 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 8 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 23 Votes: 52.17% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 9 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 32 Votes: 31.25% Annoying