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 Friday and the United States.Friday, an Unlucky Day. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Friday a Lucky Day.
Sir William Churchill says, “Friday is my lucky day. I was born, christened, married, and knighted on that day; and all my best accidents have befallen me on a Friday.”   1
   In Scotland Friday is a choice day for weddings. Not so in England.   2
   He who laughs on Friday will weep on Sunday. Sorrow follows in the wake of joy. The line is taken from Racine’s comedy of Les Plaideurs.   3

 Friday and the United States.Friday, an Unlucky Day. 


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