Python tricks

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Mon Jan 12 15:10:58 CET 2009


On Jan 13, 12:51 am, Tim Chase <python.l... at tim.thechases.com> took a
walk on the OT side:

> > Could someone chip in with other suggestions?
>
> As an aside:  the phrase is "chime in"[1] (to volunteer
> suggestions) "Chip in"[2] usually involves contributing money to
> a common fund ("care to chip in $10 for Sally's wedding gift from
> the office?"  where the pool of money would then be used to buy
> one large/expensive gift for Sally)
>

> [1]http://www.thefreedictionary.com/chime+in
> [2]http://www.english-test.net/forum/ftopic1768.html

All rather locale-dependent; see e.g. http://www.answers.com/topic/chip-in




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