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Table It!

Posted by Bruce Kahl on August 06, 2000

In Reply to: Trying to decipher an e-mail - help! posted by SRB on August 06, 2000

I am wondering if anyone knows what the phrase "table that thought" means....

Just a guess, but it may mean to put or remove on or into a timetable for future discussion or reference.

Main Entry: 2table
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): ta·bled; ta·bling /-b(&-)li[ng]/
Date: 15th century
1 : to enter in a table
2 a British : to place on the agenda b : to remove (as a parliamentary motion) from consideration indefinitely c : to put on a table.