Chris Waigl chris at LASCRIBE.NET
Wed Jun 23 21:41:32 UTC 2010

On 23 Jun 2010, at 18:13, Victor Steinbok wrote:

> The trouble is, of course, that it's impossible to tell from the context
> whether (a) or (b) is implied by the commentator, or even if the meaning
> matches one of these at all. To add to the confusion,

"Chuffed" in the sense of "pleased, (highly) satisfied" is completely commonplace informal BrE, so there's no confusion.

I find a search like useful to explore words such as this one.


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