Frequencies do funny things to passengers. fbb remembers an anecdote (perhaps apocryphal) told of a town service on the Isle of Wight. To save half a bus in the schedules, it was reduced from half hourly to every forty minutes. As a result of further declining passenger numbers it was then reduced further to every hour. Passenger numbers promptly increased because Vectensians could now remember when the bus would come.
** Actually they do. Here is one for the 108 as shown "officially" above.
These words were written down about 2000 years ago and they predicted doom and disaster for the people.
If you only knew today what is needed for peace! But now you cannot see it! The time will come when your enemies will surround you with barricades, blockade you, and close in on you from every side. They will completely destroy you and the people within your walls; not a single stone will they leave in its place, because you did not recognize the time when God came to save you!
In AD70, about 35 years after these words were spoken, "not a single stone was left in place" in Jerusalem. The words, of course, were spoken by Jesus ...
In a nutshell, the people had ignored Christmas.