Re: USAGE: turquoise badminton waistcoat (was: Re: USAGE Re:Language revival)
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 3, 1999, 20:17|
On Thu, 2 Dec 1999 11:23:35 -0500 John Cowan <jcowan@...>
> jacket: the outermost garment. If not part of a suit, it
> may be
> called a "sports jacket". This word is also applied to
> gear that does not extend below the waist; if it extends
> below the
> waist, it is a "coat".
> Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis vom dies! || John Cowan.
Wow, so *that*'s the difference between a "jacket" and a "coat"....i've
always used them interchangeably in the "cold-weather gear" sense, except
when "jacket" could be mistaken for "suit/sports jacket".
"Eze-guvdhab wa'hrikh-a tze / "zhoutzii wa'esh," i eze-mwe."
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