from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. at some time; indefinitely; some time or other, sometime
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. At some indefinite time.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- At some time, indefinitely; some time or other.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
My German friend made up the word "somewhen" last night when trying to think of the word "sometime".
It may simply be my lack of understanding of relativity and of quantum physics although Richard Feynmann suggested that no one understands it, which makes me feel somewhat better, but I remain to be persuaded that the past continues to exist 'somewhen'.
We went somewhere ... somewhen, that is, for we are still here now .... "
Somehow, somewhen the Indo-European languages reached points as far separated as the Ganges River valley and the British Isles, and the cultivation of plants spread from a handful of locations to the entire world.
The word is now so bound to domestic abuse and child abuse that it may only be matter of time before that specific sense overshadows the more general sense and someone, somewhere, somewhen, ends up discussing whether the use of the word “abuse” in relation to the meaning of words risks offending abuse victims and trivialising their suffering.
Perhaps times will change again and you will be able come back to FLOSS Weekly somewhen in the future.
I'm sure I've seen another discussion, somewhere on the Internet at somewhen, a discussion of villains and sex.
Somewhere, somewhen, it seems quite certain that such events have taken place -- a (nameless) girl judged by a (faceless) group of moralists, stripped and bound to a post before some seat of patriarchal power, ready to suffer a rough retribution for her transgression of society's mores.
Rattus Norvegicus I think I half-knew that from the dim and distant recesses of my memory, or that some King did it somewhere and somewhen.
Somebody, somewhere, somewhen has to pick up the tab.
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