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    I thought the 7 days of the week were named after gods or the sun/moon but apparently Saturday is not named after Saturn it is in effect nordi or Germanic for washingday.anyone heard of this?.
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    30 Apr '14 14:49
    http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=Saturday&searchmode=none
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    apparently in Norse and Maori it means washing day(not clothing but the day you washed)
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    30 Apr '14 16:56
    Originally posted by redbarons
    apparently in Norse and Maori it means washing day(not clothing but the day you washed)
    Why would the Norse use the name of a Roman God?
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    30 Apr '14 17:02
    Originally posted by huckleberryhound
    Why would the Norse use the name of a Roman God?
    rahoroi maori rordag norse
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    30 Apr '14 17:07
    Originally posted by redbarons
    rahoroi maori rordag norse
    Unscramble these letters to win a prize.

    rahoroi maori rordag norse
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    30 Apr '14 19:45
    Originally posted by cashthetrash
    Unscramble these letters to win a prize.

    rahoroi maori rordag norse
    toldya my granddads aunty will be there for the fight
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    Wait until you find out where the names of the months come from.
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    23 Jun '14 20:38
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    Wait until you find out where the names of the months come from.
    A calendar right?
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    23 Jun '14 20:45
    Originally posted by redbarons
    apparently in Norse and Maori it means washing day(not clothing but the day you washed)
    That is natural, you work the whole week, update house chores on Saturdays and Sundays lazy crazy. 🙂
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    Originally posted by Tabitha Marshall
    That is natural, you work the whole week, update house chores on Saturdays and Sundays lazy crazy. 🙂
    many thanks for an old post many moons have past/and u keep kicking my bum.
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    shove it where the sun as never shined dimwad
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    24 Jun '14 01:42
    Originally posted by redbarons
    I thought the 7 days of the week were named after gods or the sun/moon but apparently Saturday is not named after Saturn it is in effect nordi or Germanic for washingday.anyone heard of this?.
    correct
    from old Nordic word "Laugrrrdagrrr" it was reduced to Lørdag-
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