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Monday, May 07, 2007

Days of the Week

Origin of the names of the days of the week.
Sunday: The name comes from the Latin day of solis, meaning "Sun's day".
Monday: The name comes from the Anglo-Saxon monandaeg, "Moon's day".
Tuesday: This day was named after the Norse god Tiw, "Tiws day" .
Wednesday: The day named to honor Wodan (Odin), "Woden's day".
Thursday: The day named after the Norse god Thor, "Thor's day"
Friday : The day in honor of the Norse goddess Frya, "Freya's day"
Saturday: This day was called day of Saturni, "Saturn's Day".

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