Got a Doubt ! Wanting for your Help ! Plz make it ASAP !

Gene Heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Tue Nov 26 16:51:40 CET 2013


On Tuesday 26 November 2013 10:49:07 Alister did opine:

> On Wed, 27 Nov 2013 01:52:11 +1100, Chris Angelico wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 1:37 AM, Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> wrote:
> >> We live in an international world (otherwise we wouldn't need that
> >> annoying unicode stuff).  When you say, "effort to be
> >> understandable", what you're really saying is, "everybody should be
> >> just like me".
> >> 
> >> Unfortunately, that's not going to happen.  Or maybe fortunately,
> >> since variety and exploring different cultures is part of what makes
> >> life interesting.
> > 
> > That said, though, there are a few phrases that we all learn to avoid.
> > I'm used to talking about "knocking up" a rough prototype, but when I
> > started communicating internationally more, I consciously started
> > saying "knocking together" instead, to avoid confusing certain groups
> > of people...
> > 
> > ChrisA
> 
> still no chance of bumming a fag then?

Chuckle...  Haven't heard that expression since the late '50's.  Haven't 
even carried a pack since '89.

Cheers, Gene
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