Date: Wed, 13 Mar 1996 11:50:56 -0500
From: Ronald Butters amspeech[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ACPUB.DUKE.EDU
Subject: Re: Thursday week
On Wed, 13 Mar 1996, Kathleen M. O'Neill wrote:
Bethany spake thusly:
"Do you know the expression "Thursday, week" (or it could be any proper name
of any weekday, "week")? In case you don't know the phrase, it means "a
week from this coming Thursday."
My British and Irish friends all use
"Thursday, a week" with the meaning
When I first moved to Durham in 1967, an older friend from Charlston, SC,
used "Thursday week" = 'a week from Thursday' nd eplained that it was
aristocrsaqtic Charlestonian. He is quite an anglophile, however.