Wednesday is the middle day of the work week and is often called "Hump Day". The word has its origins in Old/Middle
English for the Norse god, Odin. One holiday occurring on Wednesday, is Ash Wednesday (Christian) that marks the beginning of Lent.
Ash Wednesday takes place 46 days before Easter. Retailers may have special offers and promotions for items associated with Lent.
Some stores that have Wednesday sales are: ebay, fabric.com, Musicians Friend, Nordstrom, Travelocity, Urban Minx.