Friday fact

In Japanese, the word for Friday is formed from the words kinsei, meaning Venus (which literally translates as “gold + water”), and yōbi, meaning...

Friday fact

The first McDonald’s Drive Thru was installed in a restaurant based in Sierra Vista, Arizona, located near the Fort Huachuca military installation. Military rules forbade the soldiers from wearing their military uniforms in public, and they weren’t about...

Bank holiday Friday fact

Up until 1834 there were 33 public holidays in the U.K., consisting of saint’s days and religious festivals. But some spoil sport considered this to be excessive, so in 1834 the number was reduced to just...

Friday fact

The Barbie doll’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts, from Willows, Wisconsin. Her birthday is March 9, 1959, when she was first displayed at the New York Toy...

Friday fact

If you have the feeling you’ve experienced an event before in real life, call it déjà vu. If you feel like you’ve previously experienced an event in a dream instead, there’s a different term for it: déjà rêvé.

Friday fact

People can have a psychological disorder called Boanthropy that makes them believe that they are a cow. They try to live their life as a...