[thelist] how to refer to an event that occurs on the 2nd Tue of the month (for example)

Richard Bennett richard.bennett at skynet.be
Mon May 1 14:44:41 CDT 2006

On Monday 01 May 2006 21:31, Sarah Adams wrote:
> My subject is, of course, just an example, since I can't seem to think
> of a name for this type of event recurrence. I'm working on a calendar
> app for a client, and I'm trying to give them a short list of options
> for describing event recurrence, like this:
> - every day
> - weekly (e.g. every Monday)
> - monthly (e.g. the 15th of each month)
> - _____ly (e.g. the second Tuesday of each month)
> I tried googling, but without knowing what to call this concept, I
> didn't come up with anything :) Any suggestions?

They call it 'seasonal' events sometimes, even if they are not bound to 
seasons, but I'd refer to it as a 'reoccurring event', 'timed event' or 
'infrequent event' maybe.


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