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Pete A 02-19-2012 06:09 PM

Re: Some Comments for U.
 
On 2012-02-19 17:19:25 +0000, Alan Browne said:

> On 2012-02-19 11:24 , Savageduck wrote:
>
>> Just like those modern French, adding style "esses" where they aren't
>> needed.

>
> They also screw a lot. Don't knock 'em.


Knock is a synonym for screw where I was dragged up - my French teacher
did her best to explain it to us.


PeterN 02-20-2012 01:11 AM

Re: Some Comments for U.
 
On 2/19/2012 1:09 PM, Pete A wrote:
> On 2012-02-19 17:19:25 +0000, Alan Browne said:
>
>> On 2012-02-19 11:24 , Savageduck wrote:
>>
>>> Just like those modern French, adding style "esses" where they aren't
>>> needed.

>>
>> They also screw a lot. Don't knock 'em.

>
> Knock is a synonym for screw where I was dragged up - my French teacher
> did her best to explain it to us.
>


The term "knock up" has at least two different meanings.

One relates to actions when one lives in an apartment house and the
upstairs neighbor makes excessive noise.

Need I explain the other?

--
Peter

tony cooper 02-20-2012 04:05 AM

Re: Some Comments for U.
 
On Sun, 19 Feb 2012 20:11:33 -0500, PeterN
<peter.new@nospam.verizon.net> wrote:

>On 2/19/2012 1:09 PM, Pete A wrote:
>> On 2012-02-19 17:19:25 +0000, Alan Browne said:
>>
>>> On 2012-02-19 11:24 , Savageduck wrote:
>>>
>>>> Just like those modern French, adding style "esses" where they aren't
>>>> needed.
>>>
>>> They also screw a lot. Don't knock 'em.

>>
>> Knock is a synonym for screw where I was dragged up - my French teacher
>> did her best to explain it to us.
>>

>
>The term "knock up" has at least two different meanings.
>
>One relates to actions when one lives in an apartment house and the
>upstairs neighbor makes excessive noise.
>
>Need I explain the other?


I take you are not thinking of the UK usage meaning "to awaken
someone".


--
Tony Cooper - Orlando, Florida

PeterN 02-21-2012 12:06 AM

Re: Some Comments for U.
 
On 2/19/2012 11:05 PM, tony cooper wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Feb 2012 20:11:33 -0500, PeterN
> <peter.new@nospam.verizon.net> wrote:
>
>> On 2/19/2012 1:09 PM, Pete A wrote:
>>> On 2012-02-19 17:19:25 +0000, Alan Browne said:
>>>
>>>> On 2012-02-19 11:24 , Savageduck wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Just like those modern French, adding style "esses" where they aren't
>>>>> needed.
>>>>
>>>> They also screw a lot. Don't knock 'em.
>>>
>>> Knock is a synonym for screw where I was dragged up - my French teacher
>>> did her best to explain it to us.
>>>

>>
>> The term "knock up" has at least two different meanings.
>>
>> One relates to actions when one lives in an apartment house and the
>> upstairs neighbor makes excessive noise.
>>
>> Need I explain the other?

>
> I take you are not thinking of the UK usage meaning "to awaken
> someone".
>
>



I did say "at least two..."

--
Peter


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