E.Dabrowska at SHEFFIELD.AC.UK
Thu Apr 24 10:33:11 UTC 1997
Here's one I heard on 'How do they do that?' last night (the question
was addressed to a Queen Elizabeth look-alike, who was pretty good at
'being the Queen')
"How do you do that? How do you be the Queen?"
I wonder whether any of the people who found "You be good for
Grandma, and if you do, I'll buy you an ice-cream" unacceptable would
accept this. There seems to be no other way of saying it...
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