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Why are elections always on Thursdays?

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Yorkiegirl Thu 05-May-05 15:16:05

Message withdrawn

beansmum Thu 05-May-05 15:18:49

it's just tradition, no actual reason as far as I know. Wasn't there one once which wasn't on a thursday? ages ago.

Doddle Thu 05-May-05 15:19:32

It's purely a custom, they could be on any other day. In 1931 there was one on a Tuesday!!

catgirl Thu 05-May-05 15:21:51

so they can all go and get p*ssed on a Friday??

beansmum Thu 05-May-05 15:21:55

here are a few reasons why

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