therumpus
According to my father, my summer ends on September 19: “None of this maybe the 20th or maybe the 21st, or wait, are we talking meteorology, here? Astronomy? You’re going to get a different answer, you know. Which is probably why we’re all just happy to go by whatever some hack at Hallmark thinks goes best with a picture of a goddamned covered bridge.”
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An expression of the desire to seek new areas of activity, which has become established in the language as a lexical item. In James Joyce’s Ulysses, the expression is seen as proverbial: ‘As the adage has it, dreaming of fresh fields and pastures new.’

In the 19th century, reference were…

therumpus
According to my father, my summer ends on September 19: “None of this maybe the 20th or maybe the 21st, or wait, are we talking meteorology, here? Astronomy? You’re going to get a different answer, you know. Which is probably why we’re all just happy to go by whatever some hack at Hallmark thinks goes best with a picture of a goddamned covered bridge.”