[Ads-l] Heard: "I can horseback-ride."

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 6 14:12:05 UTC 2015


Since one "goes horseback riding", it seems a normal extension, if you have
never heard the proper expression..

DanG

On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 12:56 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> "I can ride horseback" isn't clear enough, I guess.
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