Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)
Mr. N. Miura (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 16 Aug 95 15:32:01 GMT
In article <Pine.SOL.3.91.950814112401.3551E-100000@cms1> Anthony Potts <email@example.com> writes:
>From: Anthony Potts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)
>Date: Mon, 14 Aug 1995 09:26:11 GMT
>On Fri, 11 Aug 1995, Helge Moulding wrote:
>> Why, where in the world are you from that a week starts with a Sunday?
>> Only the most clueless start the week on any day other than Monday.
>> Which means the thirteenth of each month is never Friday.
>> Helge Moulding
>I am in England, here the week is taken as starting on a Sunday. When
>them chaps went westwards to the new world, they also used this idea. Are
>you saying that the idea has been changed, when, why?
I am in Canada. Here calendars start on a Sunday, too. Once I was given a
calendar in which the weeks started on a Monday by some reason. It was so
difficult to use and posed a potential disaster of mistaking the day of
the week, I threw it away..............