Word of the Week: Odd-come-shortlys

Odd-come-shortlys is defined as:

I’ll do it one of these odd-come-shortly’s; I will do it some time or another.
1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by Francis Grose

This should be your theme phrase human. Except you are a do what I want odd-come-shortly.  But instead of doing it some time or another you do things opposite-of-now or never-ever-ever.

“Are you making your own dictionary eL? I’ll get right on that.”

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Edit: Thankfully, Barby’s confused huh? in the comments below caused HT to reread this post and she too said huh? at the rather confusing jumble of words.  Now it should only be a jumble of words.

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