Larger projects are usually assigned over a weekend because of the "extra time" it gives students. This is amusing because students do not utilise this extra time, instead choosing to begin work on at the very end of the weekend.
In some cases, Sunday afternoon is better stated as Sunday evening.
See also the eleventh hour.
Teachers see past it very quickly if you are a dumbfuck and can't tell him what half the words in your essay mean, when questioned.
"I walked slowly down the street to school" becomes "I sauntered languorously down the boulevard to the establishment of education" (this is overly thesaurused)
2) Someone who listens to everything that his parents tell him to do, even bogus things like ironing a bunch of clothes, vaccuming a car he doesn't drive, fixing vegetables, etc. Some house elves have cell phones that go off at random times, always from the parent asking him to do a task, and because of his house elf nature he is forced to obey.
"Why does Johnny always iron the clothes, vaccum, and fix the vegetables when he could just refuse? He's such a house elf!!"
"I'm sorry, what? I was zoned out.."
A gang of gangs ganged up on my gang in that gang war. Damn did we get our shit handed to us.