Let’s imagine it’s currently Wednesday the 1st. Does “next Saturday” mean Saturday the 4th (the next Saturday to occur) or Saturday the 11th (the Saturday of next week)?

  • @BananaTrifleViolin
    23 months ago

    Yeah, it’d be great if that were the case. But Saturday the 4th is also just the next Saturday in terms of Saturdays.

    It’s an ambiguous term and so always needs clarify gbas you and the person you’re talking to may be thinking along different lines.

    • @g0nz0li0
      33 months ago

      I think we can all agree it’s confusing. I am just pointing out that there is an internal consistency in why it’s phrased in this way.