To avoid referring to the date, for security reasons, the code word D-day was adopted.
Hostile weather conditions, however, forced the postponement of this famous D-day until the next day.
The phrase, American slang and dating from the early part of this century, is an allusion to the late hour of the shift, which works in the dead of night when it is quiet and still as a hour Deadline; an anticipated stressful or critical period of time; the precise time established for the commencement of a military operation.
This phrase originated and was widely used during World War I.
Perhaps dusk is a holiday for a blind man because it offers him a brief respite from his aloneness.
He has company because everyone is in the same state of semi-darkness until the candles are lit.
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