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on November 30, 2012


T.G.I.F. is a most familiar acronym!

Has this day always represented the ‘end’ of the work week?

Ever wonder where this T.G.I.F. (“Thank God It’s Friday”) catchphrase originated?

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… 

Continued @Awakenings!

6 responses to “TGIF

  1. Hi Sharla,

    Love the cat pic on this post. Love Fridays too, but I work 7 days a week usually. I enjoy what I do though, except the cleaning house part.


  2. bobmielke says:

    T.G.I.F. used to hold significant meaning to me in the workplace. A funny thing happens once you retire, days all become blurred. When you’re fortunate enough to forego the “W” word every day is a weekend or holiday. Suddenly, you can pick the best time to go shopping, the best time for doctors/dentist appointments, and getting your vehicles tested, worked on or purchased. Life becomes a lark, choosing the best weather to go to the beach or any outside activity. I used to hope & pray I’d have favorable weather for activities. Now I am in charge with 7 days in the choice pool. 🙂

  3. Love the photo:) And Amen:)

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