Reverse English

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Fri May 2 04:11:28 UTC 2014

I suspect "reverse" means that "be bought on" means the same as "be sold on."

I also suspect that this is not BrE usage, but something generally found in AmE as well. See, which is a crab restaurant in LA. That's no guarantee that the writer is not British, though.

I looked at several other Googits, but they were all English, Australian or unknown.


Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

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On May 1, 2014, at 6:56 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at> wrote:

> From a blog written in Britspeak:
> "I am completely _bought_ on the Peterson System."

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