Leap years are notably excellent for beginning important undertakings. The choice is deemed particularly astute in that greater LUCK will attach to all that is begun on that day.
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According to an old Irish legend, or possibly history, St Brigid struck a deal with St Patrick to allow women to propose to men – and not just the other way around – every four years. This is believed to have been introduced to balance the traditional roles of men and women in a similar way to how Leap Day balances the calendar.