January 6, 2011

Happy Þūnresdæg. That would be Thunresdaeg, of Thunor’s Day. How we got this is explained by Wikipedia— The contemporary name comes from the Old English Þunresdæg, “Thunor’s Day”[1][2][3] (with loss of -n-, first in northern dialects, from influence of Old Norse Þorsdagr, meaning “Thor‘s Day”). Thunor and Thor are derived from the Proto-Germanic god Thunaraz, […]

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