since when

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since when

  1. (colloquial, rhetorical question, sarcastic) From what time.
    Since when do I need your permission?
    • 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter 1, The Purchase Price:
      “[…] We are engaged in a great work, a treatise on our river fortifications, perhaps ? But since when did army officers afford the luxury of amanuenses in this simple republic ? Does your Vehmgerichte pay such extraordinary expenses ? []
  2. (colloquial, rhetorical question, sarcastic) (as an interrogative interjection) Used to indicate doubt as to the veracity of a statement.
    The moon is made of green cheese. Since when?

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Last modified on 23 March 2014, at 19:22