[Ads-l] A positive _anymore_ in Britspeak?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 12 23:09:05 EDT 2018


Heard in a scene in some random flick in which an asswipe of an HR clark😜
puts in her place a woman who, merely on the basis of her qualifications,
asks him whether there mightn't😜 be a position available superior to the
one that he has offered her:

"I've just told you what's on offer! If you're going to waste my time,
_anymore_, then, quite frankly, you can sling your hook!"

Green's: sling one's hook "to leave"

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-Wilson
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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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