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Re: "You're welcome"

Posted by ESC on May 25, 2006

In Reply to: "You're welcome" posted by Linda Smith on May 25, 2006

: "You're welcome" as a response to "Thank you."? What is the origin and meaning? I've read, "given freely", but where did "you're welcome" come from "given freely"?

Interesting question. I'm wondering if there is a book out there about manners and associated customs.