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Where Does The Name January Come From?
We'll give you a hint ... it may have to do with the god of transitions: Janus, who is often depicted with two heads that face in opposite directions, looking to both the future and the past.
Origin of dust whirl
First recorded in 1885–90
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Historical Examples of dust whirl
The girl was caught away to the thinnest of wisps in a dust-whirl.One of Our Conquerors, Complete