TGIF! Did you know...
- In the US it's common to hear people say "TGIF" which means "Thank God/Goodness its Friday!"
- The name "Friday" originates from the Norse goodness Freya. The day was devoted to the goddess of fertility, Freya—Freitag—Friday.
- If you are scared of Friday the 13th, you may have paraskavedekatriaphobia. That is the scientific term for your fear.
- Friday the 13th is very costly for society—according to research by psychologists, America loses money every time it occurs as a result to productivity decline.
- In maritime circles, it has long been considered unlucky to begin a voyage on a Friday.
- 90% of US companies have a "Casual Friday" dress code. Clothing is not optional, but is less formal than one other days.
These fun facts are from tipsywriter.com.
This original 6"x6" oil painting is available, unframed, for $100 in my Etsy shop here.