Date: Wed, 13 Mar 1996 17:41:42 +1608 From: "Donald M. Lance" Subject: Re: Thursday week >I've used it and heard it all my life. I thought it was ordinary >U.S. English. > --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Like Natalie, I grew up hearing people (with Southern linguistic background) say "a week Thursday," "Thursdays a week ago," "Wednesday two weeks ago," etc. I decided not to use these expressions, because they were obviously old-fashoned, considering the people who used them, but why knows? -- I might slip and say one some day. Donald M. Lance, University of Missouri engdl[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]