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Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Tue Jun 25 17:57:06 UTC 2002

--On Tuesday, June 25, 2002 1:54 pm +0000 "James A. Landau"
<JJJRLandau at AOL.COM> wrote:

> Seriously, this is the second time in two days that you have used the
> expression "our bad" or "my bad".  I don't recall ever having heard this
> expression before.

Which means that you don't know my brother John.  He's used it at least
since he was in college (in Ohio, in the late 80s).


Dr M Lynne Murphy
Lecturer in Linguistics
Acting Director, MA in Applied Linguistics
School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 9QH

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