Mongy asks me a lot of questions every day, especially about English. You see, Mongy was born in Brazil. Just last week he had two very important questions:
MONGY: Where does the word "wedding" come from?
ENGLISH COACH: The word wedding comes from "betting" (English) or "wetten" (German) which means "apostar". Can you imagine!
MONGY: Where do the names of the English week days come from?
ENGLISH COACH: There are names with Roman origin and Nordic origin, which were brought to England by the Vikings. Roman origin: Saturday (Saturn-day) Sunday (Sun-day) Monday (Moon-day) The others are of Nordic origin. Odin was the god of the Vikings. See: Tuesday= Tyr (try´s -day) was one of Odin´s sons Wednesday (Woden's-day) Odin= Woden Thursday (Thor's-day) , named in honour of Thor, the god of thunder. ( trovão) Friday ( Frigg's…