One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The quality of feeling produced by Mondays. Originally of a clergyman: an indisposition or lethargy, caused by the work of Sunday (now rare). Subsequently also more widely: the lethargy or disinclination resulting from a busy or eventful weekend or from having to resume work after the weekend.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Gilfillan (1813–1878), minister of the United Presbyterian church and author. From Mondayish + -ness.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.