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Re: Delightful to boot

Posted by Gary Martin on August 01, 2008 at 06:59

In Reply to: Delightful to boot posted by Denny Van Horn on August 01, 2008 at 06:56:

: What is the meaning of and the origin of the phrase "delightful to boot"?

'To boot' means 'moreover; in addition to'. Delightful is just one of the many words that could precede it. It is one of the oldest phrases in the language. See: