Victory, Of Sorts

This afternoon I walked back from the office and stopped at my local bank office. I waited in line, and when I got to the window, they actually allowed me to deposit a check cheque. Of course, I won’t be allowed to withdraw any of it till it clears Thursday, but there is now a small some sum of money in the bank. Tomorrow, the University will try again to deposit my paycheck. And someday I’ll be able to take money out. Too much joy.

6 comments / Add your comment below

  1. A small some (sic.) of money?? Maybe this is a language thing. But I’m very glad you will soon be able to spend some!
    xxx

  2. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I’m under the impression that the word ’till’ generally relates to agriculture, and that, although you were no doubt attempting to “get down” with the “young phat katz”, the proper abbreviation of the word ‘until’ would be more along these lines: ’til.

  3. American Heritage Dictionary:

    Usage note
    Till and until are generally interchangeable in both writing and speech, though as the first word in a sentence until is usually preferred: Until you get that paper written, don’t even think about going to the movies. · Till is actually the older word, with until having been formed by the addition to it of the prefix un-, meaning “up to.” In the 18th century the spelling ’till became fashionable, as if till were a shortened form of until. Although ’till is now nonstandard, ’til is sometimes used in this way and is considered acceptable, though it is etymologically incorrect.

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