Once you’ve mastered the basics, you might try out some ghosting variations. I have a friend who favors the “Northern Irish goodbye.” You announce your intention to ghost long in advance, as a warning, so there will be no collateral damage.
Ever wondered why the tax year starts on April 6th?
In England, Lady Day [March 25th] was New Year’s Day up to 1752 when, following the move from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar, 1 January became the start of the year. A vestige of this remains in the United Kingdom’s tax year, which starts on 6 April, i.e. Lady Day adjusted for the lost days of the calendar change.
Bicycle taxidermy. (Sorry about the terrible flash photo.)