Friday, April 26, 2013

Fact of the Day: Frigga Day

Friday is named after Frigga, a Norse goddess who was also the wife of Odin. In other European languages, Friday is named after the Roman goddess Venus. Such as viernes in Spanish, and vendredi in French. 

22 comments:

  1. I think Monday would be more suitable. As in: "Frigga'n Mondays...."

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  2. Frigga...not a very pretty name. Venus is much better.

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  3. Must really start reading up on Norse mythology....
    Happy Friday:)

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  4. Here in Jersey we have a lot of "Frigga" days, lol.

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  5. I had to laugh at Allen's comment!

    Good information!

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  6. That name doesn't sound very god like haha

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  7. Interessante

    Baci baci

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  8. Ya conozco a viernes!!
    Saludos
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  9. Friday sounds much better than Frigga.

    xoRobyn

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  10. I like Frigga! Sounds funky and fun!

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  11. Continuing in the mythology. You write many articles for one day.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  12. frigga - friday! that makes sense

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  13. I didn't know that! What fun to learn. I love mythology.

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