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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 > cold-weather > 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". -Stephen (Steg) "Eze-guvdhab wa'hrikh-a tze / "zhoutzii wa'esh," i eze-mwe." ___________________________________________________________________ Why pay more to get Web access? Try Juno for FREE -- then it's just $9.95/month if you act NOW! Get your free software today: