Re: Ping the Yanks



On Tue, 2 Mar 2010 10:30:56 -0500, "conwaycaine"
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"S Viemeister" <firstname@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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On 3/1/2010 11:21 AM, Josiah Jenkins wrote:
On Mon, 01 Mar 2010 10:56:39 -0500, S Viemeister
<firstname@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On 3/1/2010 10:32 AM, conwaycaine wrote:

And there you Brits stand, waving the Union Jack, and saying "We are
the
sole arbitrators of what is and isn't good English"

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That would be 'arbiters'.

You missed . . .
'Com, menwealth' and 'linguistec'

1/3

I was trying to be gentle.

To me?
To Auld Bob?
Or both?

Duffers in general, Sheila is a kind person.

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