back in the day | back in the old days
This page is about the conversational phrase back in the day | back in the old days
You can say this if you're talking about a time long ago, or a time much earlier in your life.
- "Back in the day, all phones were connected to phone lines. We couldn't carry one around back then."
- "Back in the old days, people rode horses. They didn't have cars back then."
Also "back then"
"Back in the day" or "back in the old days" could mean
Contributor: Matt Errey