Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)

Doug Weller (
Wed, 16 Aug 1995 12:23:59 GMT

In article <Pine.SOL.3.91.950814112401.3551E-100000@cms1>, (Anthony Potts) wrote:

> 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

This is getting silly. I am in England, here the week starts on
Monday -- at least according to the calendars I have and the way people
talk. (Any chance this is a religious thing and the devout Christians
among us see Sunday as the first day for religious reasons?)
And then of course, there's the 'weekend' -- Sat and Sun.

Doug Weller