Laundry and dishes (was: [T] -> [f])
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, October 4, 2003, 21:11|
Tristan McLeay scripsit:
> Ah, yes, I think I remember having this discussion on the net with another
> American (you funny people ... learn to speak the language! :P). The
> laundry here is where you keep the washing machine. (Though one washes
> dishes, doing the washing refers to clothes. You can also do the dishes,
> which is the same as washing them.)
Both "laundry (room)" and "utility room" are heard here in Leftpondia,
and we have the same convention about "do the washing", "wash the dishes",
and "do the dishes" that you do. But "do the laundry" is equally
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