in this day and age

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in this day and age

Now, in the present, as in In this day and age divorce is a very common occurrence. This phrase is redundant, since this day and this age both mean "now". [Early 1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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