Date: Wed, 13 Mar 1996 11:50:56 -0500 From: Ronald Butters 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 > you describe. > 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.