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

Brian P. Mann (
Sat, 14 Oct 95 04:07:24 GMT

In article <>, (Cindy Kandolf) wrote:
>In article <45jjn6$>
> (Gilbert Aubin) writes:
>> Actually,both versions are in use. In some European languages names of
>> the days are notderived from names of planets,as they are mostly in
>> English (Monday - Moon-day, Sunday obvious, Saturday - Saturn- day etc)
>Three out of seven doesn't count as "mostly". The other four days of
>the week in English are named after Teutonic gods.
>-Cindy Kandolf, certified language mechanic, mamma flodnak
> Trondheim, Norway
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Hold 0n, people- stop- think for a minute- where did the names of the planets
come from?- OK, carry on.

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