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#18501 - 02/06/01 05:41 AM End's nigh
I've noticed over the past decade or so, that American media (I'm thinking here of Time and Newsweek(not that I read them much these days)) seem to be shifting from expressions such as "at the end of the week/month/year" to "at week's/month's/year's end". Has anyone else noticed this?
#18502 - 02/06/01 07:41 AM Re: End's nigh
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Yes, I have. Perhaps there has been a push for succinctness. (What can I say? I'm an optimist.)
#18503 - 02/06/01 07:44 AM Re: End's nigh
a push for succinctness. (What can I say?
#18504 - 02/06/01 08:12 AM Re: End's nigh
Loc: lower upstate New York
Soul of wit are you, mav
#18505 - 02/06/01 10:21 AM Re: End's nigh
Not sure how young this is. Walt Kelly parodied it in Pogo back in the '60s or early '70s.
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