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Monday"s washing day

Sam Bate

Monday"s washing day

a comedy for women in one act.

by Sam Bate

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Published by Deane in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cast: 6 female.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13741288M

  By the latter part of the nineteenth century, though, Monday was wash day, and the laundry soap was usually homemade lye soap. At first, water was leached through a barrel of fireplace ashes yielded lye water that was put in an iron kettle and . Lyrics Today is Monday, today is Monday, Monday wash day, All you hungry brothers, We wish the same to you. Today is Tuesday, today is Tuesday, Tuesday string beans, Monday wash day, All you hungry brothers, We wish the same to you. Today is Wednesday, today is Wednesday, Wednesday soup, Tuesday string beans, Monday wash Today is Monday Read More».

Monday is washing day Is everybody happy? You bet your life we are! Today's Friday, today's Friday, Friday is fish Thursday is shephard's pie Wednesday is roast beef. Tuesday is soup Monday is washing day Is everybody happy? You bet your life we are! Today's Saturday, today's Saturday, Saturday's payday Friday is fish. Thursday is shephard's pie. Monday Is Wash Day MaryAnn Sundby, illus. by Tessa Blackham. Ripple Grove (Midpoint Trade, dist.), $ (40p) ISBN the first children’s book for both Sundby and Blackham.

  Leftovers were Monday's supper because there wasn't really much time for cooking since the laundry took up the better part of the day. Starch didn't come out of a can; we cooked starch on the kitchen stove and starched clothes before hanging them up to dry, sprinkled them and kept them in the fridge until Tuesday. Washday Monday in these steep stone backstreets Would start as copper, dolly-blue and washboard Were ferreted out of dingy cobwebbed backplace. Each steam-soaked scullery would waft its tart niff Of sharp carbolic out of darkened doorways, Doorsteps scoured moon-bright with white-stone. And housewives, hair swept up or crimped by rollers.


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From Midwest Book Review, July An original and deftly crafted story by MaryAnn Sundby that is charmingly illustrated by Tessa Blackham, "Monday Is Wash Day" is a wonderfully engaging and entertaining story from a time not so long ago. Annie and her sister help Mama with washing the clothes on Monday morning/5(16).

In this timeless story from a time not so long ago, Annie and her sister help Mama with washing the clothes on Monday morning. From gathering and sorting the clothes, to washing and hanging them outside to dry, to folding and putting them away, the family works together to get the job done.

“First we work and then we play.”/5. A delightful book that feels like playing paper dolls with extremely artistic friends, Monday Is Wash Day gives us a snapshot of daily life for Annie and her family.

In a time before front-loaders and delicate cycles, before dry-cleaners and steamers, Annie and her sister pitch in—helping their mother fetch the water and turn the wringer, pour the bluing and hang the clothes out to :   From Midwest Book Review, July An original and deftly crafted story by MaryAnn Sundby that is charmingly illustrated by Tessa Blackham, "Monday Is Wash Day" is a wonderfully engaging and entertaining story from a time not so long ago.

Annie and her sister help Mama with washing the clothes on Monday morning. Get this from a library. Monday is washing day. [Julia Killingback] -- The Busy Bears do something different with their clothes each day of the week--such as wash, mend, and iron.

I remember this little rhyme from a Little Golden Book; Mondays wash day, Tuesday Irons. Cannot remember the rest of the rhyme and it is difficult to find online. As a grownup, wash day is whatever day I can get the clothes to the machine and since I only have three uniforms, I wash clothes every other day.

When Monday’s came around The kind of washing machine that we had Made a very distinctive kind of sound It made a certain sound as it washed The rhythm steady and strong For my mom this was the day She’d wash clothes all day long To get the clothes so nice and clean She’d grate the orange soap in strings I can smell that pungent odor.

The weekly wash routine is even enshrined in a nursery rhyme, familiar to the Fifties generation, which begins: ‘They that wash on Monday, have all the week to dry ’, and ends ‘And they that. Monday is washing day Is everybody happy.

You bet your life we are. Today's Wednesday, today's Wednesday, Wednesday is roaster beef. Tuesday is soup Monday is washing day Is everybody happy. You bet your life we are. Today's Thursday, today's Thursday, Thursday is shephard's pie Wednesday is roaster beef Tuesday is soup Monday is washing day.

There was no running hot water and there were no detergents, washing machines, spin dryers, tumble dryers or rubber gloves. It was just hard physical grind. Washday - always Monday.

Washday was once a week, always on a Monday, and it took the whole day, starting between five. “Monday is Wash Day” is an adorably illustrated children’s book.

I absolutely love the unique paper-esque illustrations used on each page to guide along the story. The book follows two sisters and their brother as their mother declares it is wash day. Monday - Wash Day Lord, help me wash away all my selfishness and vanity, so I may serve you with perfect humility through the week ahead.

Tuesday – Ironing Day Dear Lord, help me iron out all the wrinkles of prejudice. I have collected through the years so that I may see the beauty in others.

Wednesday – Mending Day God, help me mend my ways. Monday: Wash Day Tuesday: Ironing Day Wednesday: Sewing Day Thursday: Market Day Friday: Cleaning Day Saturday: Baking Day Sunday: Day of Rest taken from   It was a song sung by The Scaffold - Today's Monday Lyrics today's monday, today's monday, monday is washing day.

is everybody happy. you bet your life we are. today's tuesday, today's tuesday, tuesday is soup. monday is washing day. is everybody happy. you bet your life we are. today's wednesday, today's wednesday, wednesday is roaster beef.

Monday Wash Day. Lord, help me wash away all my selfishness and vanity, so I may serve you with perfect humility through the week ahead. Tuesday Ironing Day. Dear Lord, help me iron out all the wrinkles of prejudice I have collected though the years so that I may see the beauty in others.

Wednesday Mending Day. Monday is wash day (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. Monday is wash day. [MaryAnn Sundby; Tessa Blackham] -- Annie and her sister help Mama with the family laundry every Monday morning.

Wash on Monday. Great wash, grand wash, wash-days months apart "They that wash on Monday have all the week to dry " Victorian advice on housekeeping routines set in stone the idea that Monday should be wash-day, so that everything could be dried, pressed, aired and folded well before Sunday, the day of rest and clean clothes.

The rhymes in the left-hand column show there's a long tradit. May 1, - Explore hart's board "When Monday Was Wash Day", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Vintage laundry, Vintage advertisements, Vintage ads pins.

MONDAY IS WASH DAY is the kind of story you will want to read aloud over and over. Here are a few of the things I love about it: 1. The family members clearly love one another. The mother brags about how well her children wash. She does this to encourage them and to help them see the value of their efforts.

Wash on Monday, Iron on Tuesday, Bake on Wednesday, Brew on Thursday, Churn on Friday, Mend on Saturday, Meeting on Sunday. Return to Nursery Rhyme List for U, V, W. There was a logic for Monday to be wash day. The laundry was the heaviest task a housewife faced and required the most strength and fortitude.

This was especially true when the washing machine was a hand wringer and clothes were hung outside. Monday women were fresh after Sunday which was the day of rest.Two sisters help with the week's laundry in an era when doing the wash required much more than the quick turn of a knob.

Magazine. Email Newsletter MONDAY IS WASH DAY. by MaryAnn Sundby; this picture book delivers readers to an early time and leaves them feeling as warm and sun-kissed as a sheet fresh off the line. New Moon on Monday () ~ Duran Duran. This song was the 2 nd single from the band’s album Seven and the Ragged Tiger.

This song was another success, and reached the Top 10 on the British and American music charts. Allmusic journalist Donald A. Guarisco praised the song with a retrospective review: “The music holds the unusual lyrics together by wedding effervescent .