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Re: CHAT: Education words in various English dialects // was"Mister"

From:Adrian Morgan <morg0072@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 25, 2000, 0:26
Nik Taylor wrote, quoting myself:

> > "Third year student" = "student doing third year subjects", not "student > > in third year of attendence". > > Exact opposite here. One may be, for instance, a first-year student, > but be a sophomore, because of advanced placement and the like in high > school. They'd probably be referred to as a first-year sophomore.
I'm a third year student in my fifth year of attendance :-) -- web. | Here and there I like to preserve a few islands of sanity | within the vast sea of absurdity which is my mind. member/ | After all, you can't survive as an eight foot tall dragon | flesh eating dragon if you've got no concept of reality.