Date: Wed, 13 Mar 1996 17:50:41 -0600 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Re: Thursday week > 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. But wait -- It was "Thursday week" that I've always thought was "normal" US English. I don't think I've ever heard "a week Thursday" except in a sense like "How long has SOnSo been gone?" "It will be a week Thursday." --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]