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TGIF

on March 22, 2013

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TGIF & The Weekend

While TGIF is a most familiar acronym, has this day always represented the “end” of the work week?

 In today’s society, “weekends” are taken for granted. However, that luxury has not always been recognized. The work week was once Monday through Saturday with work, especially on farms, starting before the sun came up and not ending until sundown. Jobs ‘back in the day’ consisted of positions, such as …

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3 responses to “TGIF

  1. [...] TGIF & The Weekend While TGIF is a most familiar acronym, has this day always represented the "end" of the work week? In today’s society, “weekends” are taken for granted. However, that luxury has not always been recognized. The work week was once Monday through Saturday with work, especially on farms, starting before the sun came up and not ending until sundown. Jobs ‘back in the day’ consisted of positions, such as …  [...]

  2. Teepee12 says:

    Garry worked weekends for more than 20 years. He was off Wed/Thursday which made it really hard to find time to be together!

  3. [...] TGIF & The Weekend While TGIF is a most familiar acronym, has this day always represented the "end" of the work week? In today’s society, “weekends” are taken for granted. However, that luxury has not always been recognized. The work week was once Monday through Saturday with work, especially on farms, starting before the sun came up and not ending until sundown. Jobs ‘back in the day’ consisted of positions, such as …  [...]

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