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    Is Friday a proper noun?

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    Yes. Capitalize days of the week:

    • Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday


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    Quote Originally Posted by kgallandbennett
    Is Friday a proper noun?
    Yes. Capitalize Friday. It comes from a proper name , Frigga.

    Our modern word Friday comes from Old English, frigedæg " meaning, Frigga's day." In the Germanic religion, Frigga was Odin's wife, goddess of heaven and married love.

    All of the days of the week come from proper names; that's why they are capitalized.

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    Funny name for a married woman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    All of the days of the week come from proper names; that's why they are capitalized.

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    What about Sunday? :wink:

    English Idioms
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1697

    Brief Verse (Couplets)
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1579

    Prepositions
    http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishwo.../main/prep.htm

    Expressions of Time
    http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishwo...mmar/time.html

    Good advice
    http://forums.delphiforums.com/n/mb/...ry&msg=15269.1

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