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Tom Wier wrote:
> I second that!  To all non-native-English-speakers, what other
> idioms exist in y'all's languages that have that same general meaning?

Well, from a native English speaker, here's one that I think is rare.
I've only heard it from my mother, so I don't know if it's a Kansan
expression (she grew up there), or a family idiom, or what, but anyhoo,
here goes "On the second Tuesday of next week"

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