Date: Thu, 14 Mar 1996 13:17:39 -0600 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Re: Thursday next, etc. > I would be interested to know whether such retrospective > constructions as "Thursday last" or "Thursday week" (meaning "a week ago > Thursday") coexist in the speech of those Southern American speakers who > have "Thursday week" in its prospective sense. It would never enter my mind to interpret "Thursday week" as anything other than a week from next Thursday. That's the only meaning I've ever intended when using it. --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]