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20 -- 20/20 hindsight
having a better understanding of the way something should have been done after it has already occurred
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4 - WEDNESDAY -- Ash Wednesday

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the first day of Lent, 40 days before Easter Sunday

Many Christians, mostly Catholics, go to their churches to receive ashes on Ash Wednesday as a sign that they are beginning Lent.

4 - WEDNESDAY -- Hump Day

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the middle of the week reminding us that there are only two more days until the weekend

Hump Day makes me feel good knowing that the weekend is coming.

4 - WEDNESDAY -- Lent

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40 days before Easter Sunday when many Christians, mostly Catholics, start making sacrifices, cleanse their minds and souls, and think about how they can be better Christians.

During Lent people work on themselves to become better Christians.

5 - THURSDAY -- Holy Thursday

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for many Christians, a day to remember the Last Supper when Christ shared dinner with his Apostles prior to being crucified

My church has a special service on Holy Thursday.  It's always very nice.

6 - FRIDAY -- Black Friday

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the biggest shopping day of the year when you can find great bargains

It’s so fun to go shopping on Black Friday. The stores open early and close late, so there’s plenty of time to find good bargains.

6 - FRIDAY -- Casual Friday (or dress-down Friday)

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the last day of the workweek when many businesses allow their employees to wear relaxed clothing

I love casual Friday 'cause I can wear my jeans.

6 - FRIDAY -- Friday the 13th

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a calendar date that some people feel is unlucky

The woman rescheduled her flight because it was on Friday the 13th.

6 - FRIDAY -- Good Friday

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For many Christians, mostly Catholics, the Friday before Easter Sunday when Christ was crucified, died, and was buried

My family and I always go to church on Good Friday.

6 - FRIDAY -- TGIF - Thank God It’s Friday

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(and) Thank Goodness It’s Friday -- said when we’re happy that soon the work week will be over

It’s been a long week.  TGIF!

7 - SATURDAY -- Holy Saturday

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the day before Easter and the last day of the Holy Week for many Christians, mostly Catholics, to prepare for Easter

Holy Saturday is a day of reflection and penance for many Catholics.