[Python-Dev] timsort for jython
Mon, 05 Aug 2002 12:45:08 +0200
Gordon McMillan wrote:
> For that you'd use "pat", as in "pat on the back".
Should have looked into dict.leo.org, before sending :)
> "Pet" means (idiomatically) "stroke affectionately",
> which is what you do to household animals & sexual
> And, incidentally, "tap" is "light blow" as with
> hammer or finger, where "blow" used in any other
> context will likely be taken to mean "oral sex"
> unless you're obviously discussing movement
> of a gaseous media or the act of setting off a
> And that just covers those words as verbs (and
> worse, I've probably missed a few meanings).
Any chance to learn all about that?
> Don't you wish German were so, er, expressive <wink>?
In fact, it is. But I guess you have to be born here,
to know about all+1 of the nuances.
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