The month of August will include five Saturdays, five Sundays, and five Mondays, a phenomenon that occurs only once every 800+ years.
In August 2010, an item began circulating via social media sites and
Those months may be special, but only a little bit — nothing close to
Since August always has
Due to the irregularity caused by leap years, however, August does not begin on a Sunday exactly once every seven years; instead, the phenomenon follows a
- 1965, 1971, 1976, 1982, 1993
- 1993, 1999, 2004, 2010, 2021
- 2021, 2027, 2032, 2038, 2049
We’re approaching the end of a cycle and thus the longest gap between occurrences, but that gap is a mere eleven years, not eight centuries.
As for the “money bags” canard, while there is a “money bag” in Chinese feng shui, it’s an actual cloth bag carried by the Happiness Buddha rather than anything to do with
To make your own cash-attracting feng shui “money bag,” use a colored ribbon to tie nine coins into a square of cloth (both preferably red), then place your “money bag” on or near whichever spot in the house where money is either received or generated. (In other words, if your paycheck comes by mail, place it where you put incoming letters and packages; if your money comes via computer notification of a deposit to an online account, put it near your hard drive.)