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

Lon Stowell (
21 Aug 1995 12:32:29 -0700

In article <> writes:
>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.

Dunno where Sunday as being the first day of the week came from.
Certainly not the Xtians, unless their 'day of rest' was taken
BEFORE the creation of this ludicrous rush-job universe.