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

Roger Musson (
Fri, 18 Aug 1995 10:07:59

In article <> (Mr. N. Miura)
writes:>Subject: Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)
>From: (Mr. N. Miura)
>Date: Wed, 16 Aug 95 15:32:01 GMT

>In article <Pine.SOL.3.91.950814112401.3551E-100000@cms1> Anthony Potts
<> writes:>>From: Anthony Potts <>
>>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?
>>Yours questioningly,
>>Anthony Potts
>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..............

>Nobby Miura

This is getting silly, however ...

Although calendars start the week on a Sunday, diaries start the week on a
Monday. How strange the ways of Man.

Roger Musson
British Geological Survey