One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I'll see you in a bit’
soon, in a while, in a little while, in a second, in a minute, in a moment, in a trice, in a flash, shortly, in a short time, in no time, in less than no time, in no time at all, before you know it, before long, directly
North American momentarily
informal in a jiffy, in two shakes, in two shakes of a lamb's tail
British informal in a tick, in two ticks, in a mo
North American informal in a snap
archaic, informal anon
literary ere long
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