Laters vs Taters - What's the difference?
As an interjection laters
is (slang) see you later; an expression used at parting.
As a noun taters is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(slang) see you later; an expression used at parting.
* 2001, Anna Maxted, Getting Over It [http://print.google.com/print?hl=en&id=658ZQCdB-e4C&pg=PA58&lpg=PA58&sig=QA1HWuIr72BLnEhEh_2n8VhPwD0]:
* 2004, J J Connolly, Layer Cake [http://print.google.com/print?hl=en&id=moH7-dVMlLcC&pg=PA144&lpg=PA144&sig=C8ip3JP1HZSFuqfBjRDvXJEYmFM]:
- But all she says is “Ring us if you want to go out this week. Laters !” and puts the phone down.
* 2004, Thomas Neradin, Last Train [http://print.google.com/print?hl=en&id=-wcHR-WlhXkC&pg=PA47&lpg=PA47&sig=4_asKYcTxPOHVinOI5NvJ_9LEMY]:
- ‘Shanks,’ says Trevor into his mobile, ‘we just gone down a snake. I’ll see ya tomorrow, laters .’
- You know where the money is and how much. Tell him the usual. Yep. Laters .
Shortened from potatoes in the mould
(Cockney rhyming slang) Cold.
- Blimey, it's a bit taters this morning, ain't it?