Have A Great Saturday

Saturday

The only day of the week NOT named in honor of a Norse God or Goddess.

The Nordic people called this day “Wash Day”. 

“…In Scandinavian countries, Saturday is called lördag, “lørdag,” or laurdag, the name being derived from the old word laugr/laug (hence Icelandic name Laugardagur), meaning bath, thus Lördag equates to bath-day. This is due to theViking practice of bathing on Saturdays.” – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturday

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One thought on “Have A Great Saturday

  1. I have a vision of all these Vikings lining up to take baths in the nearest river, stripping off everything except their helmets…

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