Curiosity


Curiosity got the best of me again. I sent someone a “happy Friday” and then curiously wondered where this day got its name. This is what I found on the good old www.

Friday is named after the wife of Odin. Some scholars say her name was Frigg; others say it was Freya; other scholars say Frigg and Freya were two separate goddesses. Whatever her name, she was often associated with Venus, the Roman goddess of love, beauty and fertility. “Friday” comes from Old English “Frīgedæg.”

Having said that, have a Frigg and good Friday.