Origin of saying "Every now and then"

Posted by James Briggs on March 30, 2003

In Reply to: Origin of saying "Every now and then" posted by Carolyn Thiers on March 30, 2003

: Is the correct saying "every now and then" or is it "every now and again" I would I have saying issues and I'm just trying to find out the proper wording of this saying. Thank you very much in advance for any assistance you may be able to provide. Have a Happy Day!

In Britain it is either and they are used to describe occasional repetitions.
'Now and again and again' is used for things which are monotonously repetetive.