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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
References in classic literature ?
When everything was settled, when Miss Tilney herself said that Tuesday would suit her as well, it was quite ridiculous, quite absurd, to make any further objection.
But on Tuesday evening, having come to Helene's splendid salon, Boris received no clear explanation of why it had been necessary for him to come.
Bauerstein was here on Tuesday night--the night of the murder.
Well, I learnt that Miss Howard had been on afternoon duty on Tuesday, and that--a convoy coming in unexpectedly--she had kindly offered to remain on night duty, which offer was gratefully accepted.
If to-day is Tuesday, there is not a false objective "to-day is not Tuesday," which could be the objective of the false belief "to-day is not Tuesday.
Absorbed in business with the chief secretary, Alexey Alexandrovitch had completely forgotten that it was Tuesday, the day fixed by him for the return of Anna Arkadyevna, and he was surprised and received a shock of annoyance when a servant came in to inform him of her arrival.
Next week marks the return of Tapa Tuesdays, a popular fund-raiser that blends socialization and schoolwork.
Modeled after the tapas traditions of Spain, where bars prepare small appetizers for patrons to sample as they stroll along the boulevard, Tapa Tuesdays started two years ago and has proved to be a successful fund-raiser, garnering $4,000 for the foundation in 2002 and $8,000 last year.
Although we have had numerous, successful Ruby Tuesdays in the suburbs of New York City for many years, this is our first in Manhattan.
Dark Angel,'' starring Jessica Alba, has moved from Tuesdays and promises more science-fiction story lines this season.
E[acute accent]--Orange County airings on Cox Media Channel 31 begin Tuesdays at 7:30 from Sept.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Thompson Memorial Medical Center, 466 E.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Women's Pavilion, Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center, 18321 Clark St.
Internationally known reggae stars Eek-A-Mouse and Ras Michael headline the grand opening of a weekly concert series beginning Tuesday at the Reseda Country Club.