[LMB] OT: UK/US language quirk
MATHEWS55 at msn.com
Fri Jun 2 14:24:06 BST 2017
When I took Old English, I was delighted to learn that I could memorize an entire set of verbs with "drink, drank, drunk....." and the accompanying mental soundtrack. Alas, it did have a side effect in a mild craving for a beer. Or ale.
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On May 22, 2017, at 10:54 AM, "Alex Y. Kwan" <litalex at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Mine is snuck, but that's old school and has been accepted as okay by most.
snick, snack, snuck?
Edna has an ideologism: snicky-snacks, which are not necessarily chips/crisps.
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