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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 03:28 PM

Thank God it's Friday? No...



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Reply Thank God it's Friday? No... (Original post)
OriginalGeek Jun 2013 OP
dimbear Jun 2013 #1
OriginalGeek Jun 2013 #2
dimbear Jun 2013 #3
onager Jun 2013 #4
OriginalGeek Jun 2013 #5
onager Jun 2013 #6
LostOne4Ever Jun 2013 #7
OriginalGeek Jun 2013 #9
LiveNudePolitics Jun 2013 #8
OriginalGeek Jun 2013 #10
LiveNudePolitics Jul 2013 #11

Response to OriginalGeek (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:19 PM

1. Good point, and also if you are going to thank a god for Friday, thank Freya.

It's her day.

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Response to dimbear (Reply #1)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:37 PM

2. I used to date* a girl named Freida

she was cute. I wonder if that's where her name came from? (I mean, not her specifically as in her parents were big Freya worshipers but if the name Freida was derived from Freya)

Luckily, this was before I discovered sex so I never found out if she was especially fertile.


* this was maybe 7th or 8th grade - by date i mean we were "going steady" lol..neither of us were allowed to go anywhere date-like. By going steady I mean we were allowed to sit next to each other at church. I went for supper at her house once and we sneaked a kiss. We got scared we'd get caught though so we went back in the living room and pretended that's where we were all along.

I wonder if she remembers that. I wonder if she thanks herself when it's Friday. She ought to.

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Response to OriginalGeek (Reply #2)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:43 PM

3. All the Nordic languages spell it in their own way. Freia, Freya, Fricka, on and on.

The northern version of Venus. Quite the babe.

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Response to OriginalGeek (Reply #2)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 07:56 PM

4. Here be some weird coincidences...

...considering the "union" message in the OP, and your post.

When my Mom was about 12 or 13, she had a BFF named Freida. This was in East Jesustan, a Southern cotton mill town.

Freida's parents were divorced, and her Dad was a traveling union organizer in the cotton mills. That was a most unhealthy profession a few decades ago. The pushback from the mill owners was vicious. Though not many people seem to know it, one of the biggest strikes in American history took place at the mills around Gaffney, SC. The strike finally ended when the Governor called in the SC National Guard, and some strikers got shot. In the back. The mill owners also often used the local KKK as their proxies.

When Freida's dad got assigned to a job in North Carolina, he invited her to visit. She invited my Mom, who had never been away from home and naturally pitched a fit to go. After much begging/reluctance, her parents let her.

About a week after the girls came back from their vacation, Freida's Dad was shot and killed, right in his hotel. AFAIK, the killer was never caught.

Full disclosure: given the extracurricular activities of Freida's dad, the killer could have very well been an angry husband/father/brother/ex-girlfriend.

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Response to onager (Reply #4)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 11:47 PM

5. I'm guessing this happened a long time ago

yet it still makes me sad and angry.


To Frieda's dad.

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Response to OriginalGeek (Reply #5)

Fri Jun 28, 2013, 02:19 AM

6. Thanks! Yes, a long time ago.

Hearing my Mom tell that story always makes me sad and angry too.

Toast back at ya...



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Response to OriginalGeek (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2013, 02:37 AM

7. ROFLMAO

That is a good one! So stealing this!

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Response to LostOne4Ever (Reply #7)

Fri Jun 28, 2013, 10:34 AM

9. THat's the same thing I said

to the guy I stole it from!

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Response to OriginalGeek (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2013, 06:54 AM

8. I like to say,

'Thanks Bob, its Friday!' The Xtians rarely notice, just smile and enthusiastically agree!

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Response to LiveNudePolitics (Reply #8)

Fri Jun 28, 2013, 10:34 AM

10. If they only knew Bob

like I know bob...

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Response to OriginalGeek (Reply #10)

Thu Jul 11, 2013, 09:09 AM

11. There's Bob

everywhere. Bob IS all around you.

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