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#1656 - 05/12/00 06:45 PM Re: Wares  
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You are all so shallow!

I'm off to iron my Cruisewear!


#1657 - 05/13/00 11:33 AM Re: Redundancies/Oxymorons  
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Here in Aussie/Oz (whatever) we tend to call them 'whitegoods' rather than whiteware.


#1658 - 05/13/00 05:07 PM Re: Wares  
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JO!
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 10:39 AM Re: Redundancies  
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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".





<i>Bingley</i>


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#1660 - 05/14/00 01:23 PM Re: Redundancies  
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<i>Bingley</i>

for italics, try using square brackets instead; markup is enabled here instead of HTML.

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#1661 - 05/14/00 06:10 PM Re: Redundancies  
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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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