Posted by Amused on May 20, 2004
In Reply to: English, of course. posted by Miri Barak on May 20, 2004
: : : : I wanted to know if I can still ask questions, or did I overstep my rights?
: : : : I know that not always my qestions are pure linguistic, and I noticed that some of my questions were erased.
: : : : Anyway i'll do my best to asks only relevant questions to this forum,
: : : : and thank you so much for all your kind help so far.
: : : Yes, by all means. Discussion about the origin, and sometimes the meaning, of commonly used phrases often provides material that can be a reference for others. This stuff I usually archive.
: : : Many phrases that crop up in everyday speech may be perplexing to people whose first language isn't English and we are glad to answer those here. I don't tend to archive them though as, once answered, they aren't likely to be asked again by anyone else.
: : Thank you Gary so much, I have now a better understanding of your procedure, and all of you are of great help and Inglish of course, is a fascinating language.
Most droll! use of irony, I trust.