Re: Lee: I should think so (AmE)
On Oct 15, 12:50 am, rwalker <rwal...@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Wed, 13 Oct 2010 20:18:15 +0100, Ian Noble
"I would think so" means "I expect that that is the case".
"I should think so" (often as an exclamation) means "That's hardly
surprising", or "Of course that's true".
In this case, I believe that Lee is using "should" in the manner
familiar to me - "Of course she's gettin' fat. She eats all the
leftover fingers and ears from the hospital".
Cheers - Ian
(BrE: Yorks., Hants.)
I agree with your interpretation.
Rob (Am. E.)
Great to have this Am.E. confirmation.
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