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A moment to notice | Moment's Notice


Last updated 11/21/2019 at 10:22am

Moment n.

A moment is a particular point in time, a moment you remember forever. A moment is a short, but unspecified, amount of time. Moment also means "importance."

When I first started this column, the Beacon editor asked me to confirm that I had written the title correctly, “Moment’s Notice.” Yes, the singular and possessive use of “moment” was intentional, and no, it was not shorthand for the idiom, “at a moment’s notice,” although I can get ready quickly if it means an extra few minutes of sleep or potential for something interesting.

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