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

Robert McGee (
12 Oct 1995 20:31:43 GMT

In article <45jtp7$>, (Robert McGee) says:

>The Russian "sreda" also refers to Wednesday's position in the middle
>of the week. (The names of the other working days, as you pointed out,
>derive from the cardinal numbers 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th.) Either the
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