A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
THURSDAY
[noun]
the fifth day of the week, following Wednesday; the fourth working day of the week.
Thursday is derived from ‘Thor’s day’ (in conjunction with the day of Jupiter/Zeus). Thor is a hammer-wielding Norse god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees, strength, the protection of mankind, and also hallowing, healing and fertility. He is represented as riding a chariot drawn by goats and wielding the hammer Miölnir. He is the defender of the Aesir, destined to kill and be killed by the Midgard Serpent.
Jupiter (Jove) is the supreme Roman god and patron of the Roman state. He is noted for creating thunder and lightning.
Zeus is the Greek god of the heavens, the supreme Greek god and the prototype for Jupiter.
Etymology: ‘Thor’s day’ - Ancient Greek hemera Dios (day of Zeus) > Latin dies Jovis (day of Jupiter) > Old English thunresdæg (Thunder’s day/Day of Jupiter); Old English thursdæg (Thor’s day or Thunor’s day); Middle English thur(e)sday; Old Norse thorsdagr.
[Garry Brown] [1] [2]

THURSDAY

[noun]

the fifth day of the week, following Wednesday; the fourth working day of the week.

Thursday is derived from ‘Thor’s day’ (in conjunction with the day of Jupiter/Zeus). Thor is a hammer-wielding Norse god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees, strength, the protection of mankind, and also hallowing, healing and fertility. He is represented as riding a chariot drawn by goats and wielding the hammer Miölnir. He is the defender of the Aesir, destined to kill and be killed by the Midgard Serpent.

Jupiter (Jove) is the supreme Roman god and patron of the Roman state. He is noted for creating thunder and lightning.

Zeus is the Greek god of the heavens, the supreme Greek god and the prototype for Jupiter.

Etymology: ‘Thor’s day’ - Ancient Greek hemera Dios (day of Zeus) > Latin dies Jovis (day of Jupiter) > Old English thunresdæg (Thunder’s day/Day of Jupiter); Old English thursdæg (Thor’s day or Thunor’s day); Middle English thur(e)sday; Old Norse thorsdagr.

[Garry Brown] [1[2]

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