it's ... time.

Grant Barrett gbarrett at MONICKELS.COM
Fri Sep 1 15:03:16 UTC 2000

On vendredi 1 septembre 2000, Elizabeth Phillips
<phille at NYTIMES.COM> wrote:
>Thank you for your help with "package store."
>I have another question, this time regarding the origin of the
use of
>"time" in phrases such as "It's Howdy Doody time!" or "it's
party time." Do
>you know when or under what circumstance such "it's ... time!"
phrases came
>into vogue?

I cannot answer your question, but I want to make sure the
following are not forgotten in your research:

"It's Hammer time!"


"It's Giuliani time"


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