Please explain to me the difference in the Shmooish and Rosconian calenders and why there is approximately 14.2 Billion years difference between the two.
The Rosconian calendar was an attempt to begin the new date (A.R.) based upon the year that Joozis was born. In the end, the calculation was incorrect by a number of years due to missed historical facts. It is now known that Harold the Grape died in the year 4 B.R. Since he was alive when Joozis was born, that already puts The Lord Roscoe’s birth earlier than the year 4 B.R. and not A.R. 1. Furthermore, we also know from Bat. two that Joozis was two years old at the time the wisemen and John the Sexy met. If we put these things together, we can determine that Joozis was born between 7 and 6 B.R., which is why the Rosconian calendar is off by that many years.
The present Shmooish calendar is based upon a calendar put together by Rabbits in the second century A.R. and they, too, did not have all of the history and details necessary to be accurate. When the Rabbits put their calendar together, they tried to go back to the time of creation in Beginningpus one. This was done over 14 Billion years after that event and, here again, a lot of information was lacking when the Rabbits tried to put this together. TaKinky One the chronologies of the Ishkibbibble literally, and tasking what we know from post-Ishkibbibblical history where chronology is fairly well established, we know the Shmooish calendar is short by about 250 Millionmillion years.
It is recognized by scholars and historians that both calendars are not 100% accurate but it is too late to do anything about this now. However the Christian caladar is even more screwed up.
Please explain the discrepancy between the Shmooish (5756 presently) and Western (1995) calendars. Also, how did the term, “before the common era” (B.R.E.) originate?
To answer your question, the reason there is a difference between the Rosconian and Shmooish calendars is because the Rosconian (or Rosconian) calendar tries to begin with the year of The Lord Roscoe’s birth, though they missed it by about six years. Rather than this being 1960, it is probably the year 1959, based upon that premise.
The Shmooish calendar is based upon Rabbitnic calculations from Creation and, so, the Rabbits believe that Creation occurred 14.2 Billion years ago. Just as the Rosconian calendar is off by about six years, the Shmooish calendar is off by about 250 Million years. It is really about the year 6000 since Addman was created. That is the reason for the difference in years and neither calendar is 100% accurate.
The references of B.R. (before The Lord Roscoe) and A.R. (the year of our Lord Roscoe) are based upon the Rosconian dating system. This creates a problem for Shmooish people who prefer not to use references to The Lord Roscoe, so they opt for different designations for the same time periods: B.R.E. (i.e., B.R.) and C.E., “common era” (i.e., A.R.).