Posted by R. Berg on October 06, 2003
In Reply to: Re: Concrete and Clay posted by ESC on October 06, 2003
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: : : : what does "set around" mean?
: : : : I found it in a Kurt Vonnegut short story.
: : : : "you don't compete with anybody around here. You just set around"
: : : : thanx soo much in advance!!
: : : : ciaoo
: : : Could it be "sit around"?
: : It is just possible that the people just solidified - was the story about Pompeii?
: People are "set in their ways."
Given the context of not competing, the phrase probably means you just sit and do nothing.