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Happy Saturday

Saturday is the only day of the week to retain its Roman origin in English, named after the Roman god Saturn associated with the Titan Cronos, father of Zeus and many Olympians. It's original Anglo-Saxon rendering was Sæturnesdæg (pronounced Sat-urn-es-dag or Sat-urn-es-dye). In Latin it was Dies Saturni, "Day of Saturn"; compare French Samedi and Spanish Sábado, which come from Sambata Dies (Day of the Sabbath).


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