Friday, June 29, 2012
Who Is YOUR Friday Named After?
Photo of Venus and Freya courtesy 123rf.com
I knew that Friday was named after the Norse Goddess Freya, but I didn't know that is not true for all western languages. In some languages Friday is named after the Greek Goddess Venus. So, in French Friday is called Vendredi, which I knew since I speak French, but I never questioned the origin. In Romanian Friday is Vineri. For more information click here. What did you learn today?