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Re: CHAT: "close the light" (was: Re: CHAT: silly names, prepositions)

From:Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>
Date:Monday, March 19, 2001, 21:53
>I also say "close the light", and i'm 4th-generation American on most >sides. >I don't think that i say "open the light", but i'd understand it if >someone else says it. >"Shut the light" also sounds normal to me.
Ahh, but no one who is more than 2nd generation american here in my area of California would say something like that. I've only ever heard this come from Filipinos I know, never Americans.


daniel andreasson <daniel.andreasson@...>"close the light"