H/T to MK for this item from today's Boston Globe:
Thoreau never had one during his lifetime. Neither did George Washington nor Albert Einstein. Today in the United States, which uses the month/day/year format for dates, there is a rare chance to celebrate a palindrome date - 01/02/2010 - which reads the same forward as it does backward...Image: PuzzleScripts: The image is an artistic but not a true palindrome.
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