Home » Dictionary » school night

school night

school night
 n.— «I’m up late on a school night. You don’t appreciate having to be at work until 9:30am until you are late at that time.» —“Re: This is a sentence that hardly ever passes my lips” by Gonz Usenet: alt.drunken.bastards June 5, 2002. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further reading

Baby Blues (episode #1542)

A hundred years ago, suffragists lobbied to win women the right to vote. Linguistically speaking, though, suffrage isn’t about “suffering.” It’s from a Latin word that involves voting. Plus: military cadences often include...

Beside Myself (episode #1535)

The new Downton Abbey movie is a luscious treat for fans of the public-television period piece, but how accurate is the script when it comes to the vocabulary of the early 20th century? It may be jarring to hear the word swag, but it was already at...

Recent posts