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

Cindy Kandolf (
14 Oct 1995 13:34:05 GMT

In article <45md7g$> (Kevin
Anthony Scaldeferri) writes:
> In article <>,
> Cindy Kandolf <> wrote:
> >In article <45jjn6$>
> > (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.
> But all the planet are Roman Gods.
> Now the interesting question are the Teutonic Gods associated with the
> same planets as the corresponding Roman Gods?

No. The Teutonic gods were never associated with planets.

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