[Ads-l] see-you-next-Tuesday, n.

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Mar 12 02:23:37 UTC 2019

> On Mar 11, 2019, at 8:47 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> FOX News's Tucker Carlson was caught on audio using the c-word to
> characterize women.
> On MSNBC, Nicolle Wallace paraphrased Carlson's remark by saying he thinks
> "women are see-you-next-Tuesday [sic]."
> I was surprised to find there's even a Wikipedia article on it.
> JL

Poor Malvolio was living before the age of the backronym, so he had to make do…

(Attempting author identification of a [forged] love letter)
"By my life, this is my lady's hand, these be her very C's, her U's and [read: ’n’] her T's and thus makes she her great P’s."
[Guffaws from the groundlings.]
 Twelfth Night, II.v

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