Sunday, April 21, 2013

Fact of the Day: The Day of Sunshine

Sunday gets its name through language translations over time that originated from a Latin phrase meaning "day of the sun". 

30 comments:

DWei said...

Not too surprising.

Al Penwasser said...

And would Monday be "day of the moon"? Just spitballin' here, surprisingly NOT being a wise guy.

Cloudia said...

Cool fact


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Pilar Domínguez said...

Very interesting fact , Adam. I know you love learning lots of things so I will tell you that in Spanish , Sunday is called Domingo, which means, "God´s day". Kisses:)

Anonymous said...

OH, MY, GOD.

Paul Forster said...

Really enjoy finding out the facts you give in your posts, Adam! They are always really colourful and interesting!

joy said...

Rightful name:)

Emmylou said...

Love Sundays...the only day I don't have to wake up too early:P

Unknown said...

Too bad it doesn't always have sun

Fundy Blue said...

Great image of the sun! I'm betting that you sometimes check out NASA's astronomy picture of the day!
Have a good one!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Makes sense!

Old Kitty said...

Awwwwww that's lovely!! And the weather here is living up to that name too!! Take care
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Dana said...

Makes sense to me! Happy Sunday, Adam.

Adam said...

already knew that one, seems the Germanic languages stuck with the sun and romance languages went more devout.

Unknown said...

Da me oggi la frase del giorno e pioggia, hahahahahahha

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Unknown said...

and so on Sundays we must go out and enjoy the sun! outside, for a walk, to the beach ... happy sunday!

Anna and Klaudia said...

great fact! I like Sundays :)

Mama Zen said...

That's pretty cool!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

yep, i knew that!
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LV said...

Enjoyed my visit and learning facts about the sun I did not know.

Elisabeth said...

Oh this Sunday was truly a sunny SUN DAY in its full meaning! Thank you for your kind comment on my blog!

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E from Helsinki
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DEZMOND said...

the name of Sunday in my own language means - a day without work :)

Julie Ann Lozada said...

interesting facts...

MEcoy said...

well thats cool

Pat Hatt said...

That one seems spot on.

Jay said...

That's another piece of info you got there. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

Linda said...

Great fact, Adam, thanks so much for sharing.

Theresa Mahoney said...

Great! Now I know the origins of 2 of the days of the week :)

de engineur said...

That sounds obvious, but didn't know bout it till today.

Teddi said...

that's so simple, yet poetic.