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a week from next Tuesday

An unspecified date or time far in the future, sometimes used to denote a time that will never come to pass. At this rate, it will be a week from next Tuesday before I'm ready to start writing this report. You can keep crying until a week from next Tuesday and I still won't buy you that new video game.
See also: next, Tuesday, week

Black Friday

1. Any day of major financial chaos or disaster; refers specifically to September 24, 1869, when stock speculators attempting to corner US gold trade caused the entire market to crash. The extremely fast growth in Wall Street has some economists worried that another Black Friday might be ahead if such growth continues unchecked.
2. The day after Thanksgiving in the US, on which extravagant sales create a frenzy of consumer activity in stores across the country. I hate working in retail on Black Friday—everyone acts like a crazy person!
See also: black, Friday

cheap-arse Tuesday

The day of the week in Australia when many goods and services are offered at lower prices or as part of discounted deals. Primarily heard in Australia. When I was studying in university, cheap-arse Tuesday was my favorite day of the week!
See also: Tuesday

see you next Tuesday

vulgar slang A euphemism for "cunt," based on the sound of the first two words ("C U") and the initials of the next two.
See also: next, see, Tuesday

from here till next Tuesday

Rur. for a great distance; for a long time. If you try that again, I'll knock you from here till next Tuesday. You can lecture him from here till next Tuesday, but he won't listen.
See also: here, next, till, Tuesday

Black Friday

1. Also Black Monday, Black Tuesday, etc. A day of economic catastrophe, as in We feared there'd be another Black Friday. This usage dates from September 24, 1869, a Friday when stock manipulators Jay Gould and James Fisk tried to corner the gold market and caused its collapse. The adjective black has been appended to similar occasions ever since, including October 29, 1929, the Tuesday of the market collapse that marked the start of the Great Depression, and Black Monday of October 19, 1987, when the stock market experienced its greatest fall since the Great Depression.
2. Any day marked by great confusion or activity, as in It was just my luck to be traveling on Black Tuesday. This usage, too, is based on the events of 1869, marked by economic chaos. It has since been extended to other kinds of confusion, such as an accident hampering traffic during the evening rush hour.
See also: black, Friday
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Community Connectivity and Chronic Care Management," Northwest Physicians Network - Tuesday, Feb.
South Pasadena scored the winning goal in the final two minutes for a 2-1 win Tuesday over La Canada (4-4-1), which must beat Temple City today to keep alive its hopes of catching San Marino for a share of third place.
com's A9 subsidiary, will be a vice president of engineering at Google, spokeswoman Lynn Fox said Tuesday.
The Lions (10-3-1, 2-1-0) dominated Santa Clara of Oxnard 11-0 on Tuesday to improve to 99-19-19 all-time, with 80 shutouts.
LAKE CASTAIC - The bodies of a 59-year-old Lake Elizabeth man and his dog were recovered Tuesday from a pickup truck at the bottom of a 200-foot cliff near Lake Castaic, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
on Tuesday ended its employee-pricing incentive on 2006 vehicles, although the discount will remain in place for most 2005 vehicles through Oct.
warned Tuesday that the movie-rental company's second quarter was hurt by weak DVD releases that have cast doubt about the rest of the year.
While Patch Tuesday is often the cause of many late nights testing and applying patches, organizations face a continuous onslaught of vulnerabilities and patches that can adversely affect IT infrastructure.
SAN FERNANDO - Wagering $2 for a dreamy, millionaire's life, Jessie Hernandez joined tens of thousands of others Tuesday making last-minute bids to take home $100 million and become California's first Mega jackpot winner.
We look forward to the fresh creative insights and depth of experience that the team at Brouillard will bring to Ruby Tuesday, as they help us take our brand to the next level," said Sandy Beall, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Ruby Tuesday.
THOUSAND OAKS - Blue Cross of California's billing slip-ups cost it $150,000 in fines, the insurer acknowledged Tuesday.
QSR Automations(R), a leading technology provider helping businesses worldwide maximize guest delight through comprehensive hospitality automation, is providing to Ruby Tuesday, Inc.
BURBANK - Some 3,500 Burbank households and 675 businesses were without power for about an hour Tuesday morning after a crow flew into a breaker while work was under way on the power system.
Ruby Tuesday believes its famous burgers are "so good" (the brand's new advertising slogan), that it's launching a burger guarantee starting today that promises a free replacement burger of equal or lesser value if you aren't happy with the one you were served.