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    Default Why there is Eve

    Why is Eve in New Years Eve. Is it from evening acronym?

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    Default Re: Why there is Eve

    Quote Originally Posted by zilak34 View Post
    Why is Eve in New Years Eve. Is it from evening acronym?
    It is a contracted [shortened] form of Evening. It is not in general daily use now, apart from this sort of phrase.

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