A Week Of Birthdays

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Monday's child is fair of face,
Tuesday's child is full of grace,
Wednesday's child is full of woe,
Thursday's child has far to go,
Friday's child is loving and giving,
Saturday's child works hard for its living,
But the child that's born on the Sabbath day
Is bonny and blithe, and good and gay.

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The song "A Week of Birthdays" is also known as "Monday's Child". The song's origin is uncertain; however the first record dates back to 1838 in A. E Bray's Traditions of Devonshire, and by the mid 19th century the song had been collected by James Orchard Halliwell.

The song attempts to predict a child's future or character based on the day of the week the child was born; these characteristics attributed to each day have changed over time.

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Gerry, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

18 July 2016 at 2:29am

Hmmm, I guess you'd just have to vote for Ralph Nader(?) :)I don't know enough about taxes to know what the best way is...I think if people were more apt to give to the poor on their own we wouldn't need to tax them more. But Kevin explained to me once how taxing the rich extra hurts everyone 'cause they find loopholes or sonmghiet?I don't know. But I bet Andy does...

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