One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The time during which a woman or girl has her period; an occurrence of menstruation.‘they assume that if I am upset about anything, it must be my time of the month’
- ‘Can you imagine what your average bar or pub would be like if men had a time of the month?’
- ‘Now I know how she feels when she can't get into her jeans during that time of the month.’
- ‘Maybe it's my time of the month or something, but I found that quite poignant and moving.’
- ‘I used to cringe about telling him that my time of the month was due.’
- ‘I survived about thirty-five years of it myself without calling in sick or making colossal mistakes or going postal whenever it was that time of the month.’
- ‘Dunno, must be her time of the month or something.’
- ‘I am sure any sane man who had lived with a woman for 10 years would know 1) when it's her time of the month 2) when to keep his mouth closed.’
- ‘Every woman knows the story: it's that time of the month again, and you've run out of tampons.’
- ‘Us girls can get really angst-y when it's our time of the month.’
- ‘Then my time of the month rolled around - or didn't, rather.’
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