Date: Wed, 13 Mar 1996 17:38:12 -0500 From: Bob Haas Subject: Re: Thursday week Stewart, You've got a good theory, but I very much doubt that my grandmother (who died in 1982), or many of the other senior crowd that I know, who use/s the "Monday week" construction ever heard of Elvis Costello or The Undertones, much less listened to their music. The term has been around in the south for a lot longer that the past 15 or so years. Much longer. Bob On Wed, 13 Mar 1996, Stewart Mason wrote: > The first cite I can think off the top of my head is that Elvis Costello and > the Attractions and The Undertones (bands from Liverpool/London and Derry, > Northern Ireland, respectively) both released songs called "Wednesday Week" > in 1980. This leads me to believe that it's primarily a U.K. > phrase--everyone I know in the U.S. who has used this phrase has nicked it > off one of these records. > > Stewart > ______________________________________ > Stewart Allensworth Mason > Technical Editor, Access Innovations, Inc. > Albuquerque NM >[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] > Current screen saver phrase: "I'm still here, Happer..." > > ***MORE COOL WORDS*** > > 1. Dromedary > 2. Pinking > 3. Tallywhacker > 4. Zombie > 5. Bombazine >