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Re: OT: snag and troll, was: Rant about degres Celsius

From:David Peterson <digitalscream@...>
Date:Thursday, December 6, 2001, 9:58
In a message dated 12/5/01 11:31:42 PM, bronto@POBOX.COM writes:

<< I know someone who uses `snag' as a slang equivalent of `pick up',
as in "I'll swing by later and snag that book from you." >>

    That's actually the only way I understood it, though I do know of the
usage of, say, "That dress caught a snag".  But, yeah, for me, it's just
another colorful word for "get".


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