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   Re: â? â? â? LC-01 genitive noun phrase s

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Thursday, October 30, 2003, 16:10
Andreas Johansson wrote:
> > "Picker-up" is what I'd say, but not being native that of course doesn't
> count.
Just to insert my 2cents here-- personally, I'd say "picker-upper" too, and similarly some other phrases, albeit somewhat randomly, and almost always with a smirk, knowing that it's "wrong"........
> > Does the form "up-picker" occur? It seems the second most natural
> to me ... >
No, but one of my professors, married IIRC to a Dane, liked to say things like, "Well, it's time to do the up-washing"-- but also with a smirk.


Isidora Zamora <isidora@...>Up-picker
Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>