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#18501 - 02/06/01 10:41 AM End's nigh  
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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?

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#18502 - 02/06/01 12:41 PM Re: End's nigh  
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Yes, I have. Perhaps there has been a push for succinctness. (What can I say? I'm an optimist.)


#18503 - 02/06/01 12:44 PM Re: End's nigh  
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a push for succinctness. (What can I say?

Brevity?


#18504 - 02/06/01 01:12 PM Re: End's nigh  
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#18505 - 02/06/01 03:21 PM Re: End's nigh  
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Not sure how young this is. Walt Kelly parodied it in Pogo back in the '60s or early '70s.



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