[Ads-l] 'have a sit/set down'

Joe Salmons 000008f18d0e0c45-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Thu Sep 21 14:03:39 UTC 2023

A student asked yesterday about her father’s use of ‘have a set down’ for ‘take a seat’ and another reports that her family says ‘have a lie down’ where I’d say ‘lay/lie down’ or something. Sounds vaguely familiar to me but I’m not finding anything about it. Anybody know anything about these?

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