[Ads-l] sad on you

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 24 02:22:29 UTC 2015

On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 2:25 PM, Brian Hitchcock <brianhi at skechers.com>

> Good on you!

The stress is on the preposition, right?

'good *on* you!' and not 'good for *you*!'

IAC, I think of the former as a literary Briticism. I'm not sure of how
it's pronounced, in the wild.
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

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