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Can you use the word penultimate to refer to December Thirtieth?

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Penultimate means second to last, so if you're referring to the days in December, the 30th would be the penultimate day in December.

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    I'm disappointed, considering the day and all, that you didn't mention "the penultimate day of the [any] year". – JEL Jan 1 '16 at 8:52
  • But many people live substantially in the present. For them, a more immediate timespan is more significant than a longer-range one. – Erik Kowal Jan 1 '16 at 11:31

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