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Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Feb 16 09:41:51 CST 2010


Mike Kerner wrote:
> Just a note - because I can google it if i really care, but what the hell -
> oh sorry - what the bloody hell is a fortnight?
>
> Sorry, over here in the colonies we don't use such hooey.

A period of 14 days (derived from Middle English fourtenight, alteration 
of fourtene night, fourteen nights):

<http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/fortnight>

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