Re: [tied] Old Names for Months of the year

From: Paul Alesu
Message: 13019
Date: 2002-04-04

Glen Gordon wrote:

> A Moeller:
> >Undrea or andrea for December=unknown ethymology. Andrea or undrea
> >means so far as knitting-nedle
> Cool, is this like a knitting needle that holds up the sky? You
> know, kinda like a central great mountain or tree or pillar or
> pin that keeps the sky from falling?

It is more like in the winter time women have nothing else to do but knit.

Paul Alesu