MEANING: noun: A depressing Monday.

ETYMOLOGY: It’s not confirmed what makes a Monday a blue Monday. It could be because Monday means returning to work after a weekend’s fun and relaxation. It could also be a result of a weekend spent drinking, resulting in a hangover and a depressed state of mind typically associated with the color blue. Earliest documented use: 1790.

BLUE MOONDAY - the second full moon in a given calendar month (occurs rarely)

BLUME MONDAY - Day in honor of a prolific author of Young Adult fiction

CLUE MONDAY - our school is having a Game Day early next week!