Instant, Proximo, and Ultimo

Inst., Prox., Ult.,  for instant, proximo, ultimo.

  Instant, the current month: as On the 10th Inst. or inst.
  Ultimo, the month just past: as
On the 10th ult.
  Proximo, the next month: as
On the 10th prox.

  "Instant," for instante mense, in the current month; "Proximo," for proximo mense, in the next month; "Utlimo," for ultimo mense, in the last month (Latin).

Source: Brewer, Ebenezer Cobham. Etymology and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words. London: Ward, Lock, & Co.; New York; 1882.

❖          ❖          ❖

"The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there."—Lesley Poles Hartley (1895–1972), The Go-Between (1953).

Contact   |  Copyright notice  |   Privacy statement   |   Site map

© Alison Kilpatrick 2014–2019. All rights reserved.