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Re: CHAT: Day & month names (was: CHAT: Easter & the Saxon Calendar (was:Passover/Easter))

From:Carlos Thompson <chlewey@...>
Date:Monday, May 1, 2000, 5:07
On First Life of Tenderness of first Red Cat Padraic Brown wrote:

> On Mon, 1 May 2000, Irina Rempt wrote: > > >Probably the fact that Friday is the holy day in Islam, like Saturday > >for the Jews and Sunday for the Christians. Though the Sabbath is > >still considered the *last* day of the week (Steg, or someone, am I > >right?) and secular Western culture tends to put Sunday at the end of > >the week as well, starting the (working) week on Monday. It's quite > >hard to get a calendar that starts on Sunday! > > It's the only sort I've ever been able to find. They commonly start on > Sunday in the US, even though most folk, as you say, consider Monday > the first day of the week.
Ditto for Colombia. I remember having trubble reading calendars in Sweden begining on monday. -- Carlos Th