Older Use: Sometimes Offensive. a woman who acts as a general assistant in a business office or to an executive and has a wide variety of especially secretarial and clerical duties.
Why Is Friday The 13th Unlucky?Can you honestly say that you've never felt a slight pang of concern when waking up on the morning of Friday the 13th? You're not alone.
Is Friday Named After A Goddess With A Chariot Pulled By Cats?In a world that knows too many details about unimportant matters, one would think that our collective expertise could be certain about something as essential as the days of the week. There is, however, a scholarly (and let's face it, Marvel fan) debate regarding which goddess of love in Norse mythology is the namesake of “Friday.”
Origin of gal Friday
First recorded in 1955–60; modeled on man Friday
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