second Tuesday of the week

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Noun[edit]

the second Tuesday of the week

  1. (idiomatic) A time that will never come.
    • 2010, Ernie Gabrielson, Strikes to Spare
      He remembered the snickers and feeble excuses girls had offered him when he dared to ask one for a date. “Yes, I'll go out with you on the second Tuesday of the week.” Such a remark was usually accompanied by giggles or outright laughter.
    • 2012, Sam Antone, Kayleen, It's Okay to Cry (page 7)
      But my insurance will pay for that part of it . . . Uh-hmm . . . Well, then you owe me twenty dollars . . . Uh, On uh, the second Tuesday of the week . . .

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