Dialect split

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 17 20:18:04 UTC 2013

The Daily Kos:

"Ring" means to have metal on them to set off the detector on purpose, it
appears. [CORRECTION:"Ring," in this context, apparently, means the usual
"make a telephone call" in the United Kingdom.]

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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