"wait/stand on line" in the UK?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Nov 30 03:33:11 UTC 2008

At 11/29/2008 04:40 PM, ronbutters at AOL.COM wrote:
>I've only heard "stand in the [kyu]" in England, not "line."

I suppose in England one would never hear "stand on line" because it
doesn't make sense to say "stand on [kyu] -- except to an actor.


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