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:

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

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  2. 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:)

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

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

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

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  5. Too bad it doesn't always have sun

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

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

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  8. Makes sense to me! Happy Sunday, Adam.

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  9. Da me oggi la frase del giorno e pioggia, hahahahahahha

    http://couturetrend.blogspot.it/

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

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

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

    xxx
    E from Helsinki
    http://www.dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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

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

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  15. Great fact, Adam, thanks so much for sharing.

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

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

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  18. that's so simple, yet poetic.

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