Daily Archives: May 25, 2020

Two pubs no longer pubs

For once, the Bank Holiday weather was exactly as people wish Bank Holiday weather to be. The sun beamed kindly from a cloudless sky and the temperature hovered around the 25° C (77° F) mark. And all this without any … Continue reading

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Tuesday and mardi

Continuing our survey of the etymology of the names of the days of the week, the first day of the week to take its name from a god and his associated planet is Tuesday, or mardi in French. As a … Continue reading

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