Ame-day Service: N. Ironic Term Used To Describe Long Response Time, Particularly With Respect To {{MS-DOS}} System Calls (which Ought To Require Only A Tiny Fraction Of A Second To Execute).

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:same-day service: n. Ironic term used to describe long response
time, particularly with respect to {{MS-DOS}} system calls (which
ought to require only a tiny fraction of a second to execute).
Such response time is a major incentive for programmers to write
programs that are not {well-behaved}. See also {PC-ism}.
-- The AI Hackers Dictionary