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#1656 - 05/12/00 02:45 PM Re: Wares
You are all so shallow!
I'm off to iron my Cruisewear!
#1657 - 05/13/00 07:33 AM Re: Redundancies/Oxymorons
Loc: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Here in Aussie/Oz (whatever) we tend to call them 'whitegoods' rather than whiteware.
#1658 - 05/13/00 01:07 PM Re: Wares
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
You get to iron Tom Cruise's clothes??? (He's from here,
incidentally.) What does his under'wear' look like? I
take it back about not wanting to know what anyone
has in their drawers! Yee-ee-haw! (Oh, now I'm taking a
discussion downhill myself! Oh, the shame!)
#1659 - 05/14/00 06:39 AM Re: Redundancies
lusy said <I fear that glass is in great danger of becoming synonymous with "transparent drink container" as in the phrase "plastic glasses", which I heard used just the other day.>
In Indonesian "gelas" already means just that. Glass the substance is "kaca".
#1660 - 05/14/00 09:23 AM Re: Redundancies
Loc: this too shall pass
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#1661 - 05/14/00 02:10 PM Re: Redundancies
We also call spectacles glasses and these days they are often made of plastic, so that's another kind of plastic glasses.
I have no knowledge of Tom Cruise's underwear (Jackie, I'm shocked, I thought you were such a nice girl).
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