Sunday, 31 July 2016

July - the month of haying

Phew, I just made it! It's the last day of July and as a lazy blogger (you know, summer, holidays, stuff...) I almost forgot my entire month name series.

July in Finnish is heinäkuu. Literally translated, that means hay month, or, indeed, haying month. Quite simply this is the month when farmers cut, dry and store grass. Thus July is another month that got its name from farm work.

I have no picture of hay fields, so instead here's one of my reading view lately:

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