Friday

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May 19, 2022

Friday is the fifth day of the week, which is between Thursday and Saturday. For Slavs, it is the sixth day of the week or the fifth of the week. In most countries with a five-day working week, Friday is the last working day before the weekend and is therefore seen as a reason to celebrate and relieve, which in the US led to the expression TGIF (short for Thank God It's Friday) - "Thank God, Friday is “. In some companies, workers are allowed to wear less formal clothing on Fridays, known as "Casual Fridays". In Robinson Crusoe's novel, Petko is the name of an American native cannibal who saved the protagonist on Friday and who became his servant. Friday is a book by Robert A. Heinlein. Friday is also a film with rapper Ice Cube as the main actor. In Islam, Friday is a day of public prayer in mosques. In some Islamic countries, the week begins on Sunday and ends on Saturday, just like the Jewish and Christian weeks. In other countries, such as Iran and Afghanistan, the week begins on Saturday and ends on Friday. The Jewish Sabbath begins at sunset on Friday and lasts until sunset on Saturday. In Christianity, the Friday before Easter is celebrated as Good Friday to mark the crucifixion of Jesus. Some Christians abstain from eating meat on Fridays, while others fast for one day. In some cultures, Friday is considered unlucky, especially if Friday is the thirteenth, where 13 is unlucky. Several historical disasters that occurred on Friday are known as Black Friday.

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Where Friday Got Its Name Archived on the Wayback Machine website (October 16, 2005)