up-sum

Paul Frank paulfrank at POST.HARVARD.EDU
Thu Nov 25 09:53:01 UTC 2010


A friend sent me a link to a BBC discussion of two new translations of
the Little Prince:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9226000/9226987.stm

I was struck by this: "Give us a little up-sum of the thrust of it."

>From Michael Quinion's World Wide Words:

"Yet another example leaked into an article in the Guardian last
Monday: 'But all too soon, the party conference season will be here
and so it feels the right moment for an up-sum.'"

<http://www.worldwidewords.org/nl/uyhj.htm>

Paul

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