A Little Trivia – Top Ten Facts You Might Not Know About “Mondays”

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A Little Trivia – Top Ten Facts You Might Not Know About “Mondays”

1. A survey in 2011 reported that the average person moans for about 34 minutes on a Monday morning, compared to 22 minutes on other days.

2. Monday is the only day of the week when the US stock market is more likely to fall than rise.

3. On average Monday is the least rainy day of the week, possibly as a result of man-made pollution decreasing over the weekend.

4. Monday is the only day of the week that is an anagram of a single word: ‘dynamo’.

5. People do their shopping online more on Mondays than they do any other day of the week. On average Monday is the least rainy day of the week

6. According to a study by Marmite in 2011, the average person in the UK does not smile on a Monday until 11.16am.

7. Bob Geldof’s song I Don’t Like Mondays was written after he read of a US woman going on a shooting spree because she didn’t like Mondays.

8. ‘Monday’ is a slang term for a large, heavy sledgehammer.

9. The only film with Monday in its title to win an Oscar was ‘Closed Mondays’ which was voted Best Animated Short Film in 1974.

10. There were 53 Mondays in the year 2012. The next time this will happen will be 2018.

Courtesy of Express, Home of the Daily and Sunday Express