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a cold day in July

A time or event that seems unlikely or will never come to pass. It refers to the fact that the weather is usually very hot in July. It'll be a cold day in July before they get that new interstate built.
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it'll be a frosty Friday

It is unlikely or impossible that it will ever occur. Sometimes followed by "in Hell," or "in July" or other hot places or times to add more emphasis. It'll be a frosty Friday when I sign over the lease of my land to you. It will be a frosty Friday in July before the two parties agree to anything.
See also: Friday, frosty

*knee-high by the 4th of July

Fig. grown as tall as it should. (Corn seedlings are proverbially supposed to be as high as someone's knee by July 4th.) (*Typically: be ~; become ~; grow ~.) What with this drought, I don't think the crop will be knee-high by the 4th of July. It's gonna be a good year. Knee-high by the 4th of July.
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it'll be a frosty Friday (in July)

used to indicate that something is very unlikely to happen. Canadian informal
1990 Walter Stewart Right Church, Wrong Pew It would be a frosty Friday in the middle of July before he would discuss personal affairs with the press.
See also: Friday, frosty
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July Systems provides innovative mobile marketplace solutions that enable mobile operators and content retailers to multiply revenues and profits by transforming the marketing and retailing of mobile content to reach the mass-market in a personalized and targeted way.
July Systems is a sponsor, exhibitor and speaker at Billboard MECCA at CTIA Wireless IT & Entertainment on September 11, 2006 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles.
July Systems provides innovative mobile marketplace solutions that enable mobile operators and content retailers to multiply revenues and profits by transforming the retailing of mobile content to reach the mass-market in a personalized and targeted way.
The last few months have been a period of rapid expansion at July as we continue to successfully attract top-tier industry executives and strengthen our leadership team," said July Chairman & CEO Ashok Narasimhan.
Prior to July, Michael was VP of Product Management for EverNote Corp.
I'm excited to be a part of the July team," said July Systems' newly appointed Vice President of Product Management Michael Lunsford.
July continues to attract talented and experienced senior executives in the wireless industry," said July Chairman & CEO Ashok Narasimhan.
Derek Peachey, who joins July as VP, Sales and Business Development, Americas, was formerly Senior Director of Business Development & Channel Team Lead at Handango, a provider of mobile content and applications.
Motorola invests in innovative companies like July Systems to bring cutting-edge products and solutions to market," said Warren Holtsberg, Motorola's Corporate Vice President, Equity Investments.
This new round of investment led by Motorola Ventures along with our existing investors is a strong validation of July's product and market strategy to date," said Ashok Narasimhan, Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder, July Systems.
July Systems provides innovative mobile market solutions that enable mobile operators and content retailers to multiply revenues and profits by transforming the retailing of mobile content to reach the mass-market.
These live services, completely managed end-to-end by July Systems, offer mobile content retailers, such as operators and portals, a range of compelling consumer services that drive mass-market adoption of mobile content services.
We partnered with July because of their unique ability to deliver a wide range of new retailing models without requiring any technical changes to our content.
Versaly and July have previously collaborated in order to deliver several themed cross-content mobile services such as music and images based on the major entertainment properties Star Trek(TM), Meet the Parents, and Meet the Fockers with excellent results," said Matt Feldman, President and CEO of Versaly Entertainment.