Here’s an interesting map of what’s considered the first day of the week in different countries. FWIW I wasn’t sure what it’d say for Australia – in unofficial use I’ve seen both, like calendars usually start with Sunday while weekly planners usually start with Monday. My own personal instinct has the week starting on Monday, so that’s how I set up all my devices, but my partner feels like it starts on Sunday (and likes to tease me some Saturdays by going, “next week…” when what he really means is, “tomorrow…").
Posts tagged ‘geography’
After a bewildering iCloud calendar reminder, today I learned that Norfolk Island, a remote Australian territory, celebrates Thanksgiving. Not the exact same way as Americans though, I would assume…
Jessica Smith is a left-wing feminist who loves animals, books, gaming, and cooking; she’s also very interested in linguistics, history, technology and society.