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OK - so after about three attempts... I've written the nth day calculator. You can grab it here if the mood grips you.

Right, I'm off to Starbucks

OK - so today I remembered that somewhere between one's 27th and 28th birthdays, it's the 10000th day you'll have been alive.
So, I've set out to write a little program in C that will calculate for the pedant the correct day to celebrate given the date of birth.
So far it's looking like 27 yrs, 4 months and about 19 days - depending on the fiddly leap days and different month lengths.
Wish me luck!

Growl!!! I cannot count.
It seems a rewrite is due
Haiku does not help.

Perhaps the general case is easier to solve (ie date after any number of days.) Thanks to imp for suggesting this.

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