Posted by Smokey Stover on March 22, 2008 at 15:24:
In Reply to: See you through the week... posted by ESC on March 22, 2008 at 10:13:
: : What does the phrase if I don't see you through the week I'll see you through a window mean?
: I don't know. But that sounds creepy.
This is just a whimsical phrase meant to be funny (humorous). It uses a figure of speech called "zeugma," in which an apparently parallel use of a modifier or phrase actually is not parallel but results in an incongruity. Groucho Marx was a master of zeugma. (Did she leave in a taxi? No, she left in a huff.)