[Ads-l] ma=?UTF-8?Q?=C3=B1ana_?== tomorrow

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 14 02:19:36 UTC 2015


manana [muh-NYAH-nuh] (sc. is good enough for me); lit. <<tomorrow>> in
Spanish, but indicating procrastination due to laziness (a Mexican
stereotype). Popularized in the Peggy Lee hit song Manana (1947).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXVTH7VPEvQ

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