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- Sep 2021
-lit hours.60 There are few trades which are not described as honouring Saint Monday: shoemakers, tailors, colliers, printing workers, potters, weavers, hosiery workers, cutlers, all Cockneys. Despite the full employment of many London trades during the Napoleonic Wars, a witness complained that "we see Saint Monday so religiously kept in this great city.. . in general followed by a Saint Tuesday a
Saint Monday https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Monday
I've frequently heard people say they hate Mondays, but I've never heard of the cultural phenomenon of Saint Monday.