Thank God it is Friday (TGIF)------Why is it said so?
The weekend as we know it did not come into existence until the five-day workweek became standard in the U.S. and many other industrialized countries in the 20th century. Until then, many workers worked seven days a week, or had only Sundays off. The Sabbath, which varies in Christianity, Judaism and Islam, plays a large role in what comprises a weekend. In the U.S. and other predominately Christian countries, the weekend is Saturday and Sunday.
The acronym TGIF has thus become so popular and memorable that many other phrases and names use it for their acronym, including Thank ...more
Again, my day was good. My friend, Meghan's birthday is actually tomorrow - but a three of my friends skipped first period to go and buy her balloons. I would've gone, but I don't skip - just not me. But hey, it was for a good ....................