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Box and Cox

Two people who always miss each other and thus are never together. The phrase comes from the 19th-century story of the same name, in which two men named Box and Cox rent the same room at different times of day. Since I've been on night work all week, Irene and I are like Box and Cox these days, constantly missing each other. I hope to actually spend time with her over the weekend!
See also: and, box
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