Tuesday, January 29, 2008

ding ding, round 2 (of 5)

"The name comes from Middle English Twisday, from Old English Tiwes dæg, named after the Nordic god Tyr, who was the equivalent of the Roman war god Mars, and Greek god Ares/Aries.
Tyr is the god of single combat and heroic glory in Norse mythology, portrayed as a one-handed man."
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