The line "Wednesday's child is full of woe" is a part of a nursery rhyme known as "Monday's Child," sometimes attributed to Mother Goose; it predicts that children born on Wednesday are sad.
The rhyme is a fortune-telling song, predicting that children born on different days are to lead different lives. For example, children born on a Monday are said to be "fair of face," while those born on a Tuesday are "full of grace," according to the rhyme. Over the years, the fortunes associated with each day have changed. In some earlier versions, it was Friday's child that would be "full of woe." The rhyme dates back to around the 16th century.Learn More
Some fun facts about Perseus are that he was the son of a god and a mortal, he killed the gorgon Medusa and rescued the woman who would become his wife from a sea monster. Perseus had an adventure-filled life and his children were great kings.Full Answer >
Smile Dog is not real. In the 1990s, the Photoshopped image of a smiling dog (smile.jpg) began circulating on Internet forums (reportedly beginning with Usenet.com) along with a fictional horror story claiming that viewing the photo could cause insanity and/or death.Full Answer >
The similarities between Achilles and Hector is that both lived in the present moment and both wanted to achieve glory in order to be the hero that their homeland needed, while the differences include Achilles being stubborn and angry while Hector was prideful, yet cowardly and impulsive. Both Achilles and Hector were from "The Iliad," which is an epic story written by Homer.Full Answer >
Though there are several versions of the Medusa myth, there is no mention of her age at death or any other age-related information. In the versions where she is described as being born a mortal, she is described as a young maiden and a priestess of Athena.Full Answer >