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- For other uses of theword Thursday, see Thursday (disambiguation).
By some conventions (see ISO 8601), the Thursdays of a year determine the week numbering: week 1 is defined as the week that contains the first Thursday of the year, and so on.
Some have adopted an acronym for Thursday, similar to Friday's T.G.I.F., to say "So Happy It's Thursday," or S.H.I.T.
In the popular rhyme, "Thursday's Child has far to go".
In The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, the character Arthur Dent says "This must be Thursday. I could never get the hang of Thursdays". A few minutes later the planet Earth is destroyed.
- Maundy Thursday, also known as Sheer Thursday or Holy Thursday, is the Thursday before Easter, traditionally a day of cleaning and giving out Maundy money in the United Kingdom.
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