Monday's Child


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Mon´day's Child

    (mŭn´dāz chīld`)
n.1.A child who is fair of face; - a reference to a nineteenth century poem. See below.
Monday's child is fair of face,
Tuesday's child is full of grace,
Wednesday's child is full of woe,
Thursday's child has far to go,
Friday's child is loving and giving,
Saturday's child works hard for a living,
But the child who is born on the Sabbath day,
Is lucky and happy and good and gay.
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Perhaps Jonathan was Monday's child ( the unwelcome runt of the litter.
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DAY OF BIRTH MANY think the day you are born can shape your identity, believing the old children's nursery rhyme: Monday's child is fair of face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's child is full of woe, Thursday's child has far to go, Friday's child is loving and giving, Saturday's child works hard for a living, But the child who is born on the Sabbath Day is bonny and blithe and good and gay.
Spot the change: Monday's child is fair of face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's child is loving and giving, Thursday's child works hard for a living, Friday's child is full of woe, Saturday's child has far to go, And the child born on the Sabbath day is bonny, blithe, good and gay.
I was born on a Monday, and Monday's child is fair of face, or so they say.