Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 17:11
month of Sundays
- (idiomatic) A very long time; too long.
- It seems like it’s been a month of Sundays since we saw him last.
- (idiomatic) A tardy person.
- 1901, John Conroy Hutcheson, The Ghost Ship, chapter 14
- “But, look alive now, Fosset, with that tackle, and don’t be a month of Sundays over the job!
- 1913, D.H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, chapter 5
- "Haven't you done that YET?" he would cry. "Go on, be a month of Sundays."