Re: Re[2]: Is grammar fair game? (deep thoughts)

Subject: Re: Re[2]: Is grammar fair game? (deep thoughts)
From: "Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher -at- EXPERSOFT -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 10:37:08 -0800

At 11:47 AM 2/13/96, Stephen Victor wrote:
>FB -at- pointdublin -dot- ccmail -dot- compuserve -dot- com wrote:
>>
>> Could it be that all of these are US colloquialisms?
>>
>> deeply puzzled on the other side of the Atlantic,
>> Fionnuala Broughan

>I'm puzzled as well. Deep kimchee? Deep cornflakes? Who uses these
>expressions?


In the good ol' US of A, being 'in too deep' is a bad thing. The
differences in expression stem from what you're deep into --
sometimes excrement, sometimes a more socially acceptable
substitute -- kimchee, cornflakes, yogurt...



-Sue Gallagher
sgallagher -at- expersoft -dot- com


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