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

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 25, 2000, 14:44
Adrian Morgan wrote:

> I mention this because it's another education word, but of course there > are many trans-oceanic differences/overlaps, even among such seemingly > innocent words as "shed", "lemonade" and countless others.
What's the "shed" problem? I know about "lemonade", and about the trouble with the American hackish expression "go root" (= "assume super-user capability on a Unix system"). -- There is / one art || John Cowan <jcowan@...> no more / no less || to do / all things || with art- / lessness \\ -- Piet Hein