[thechat] <grumble />

John Handelaar john at userfrenzy.com
Fri Feb 20 12:20:25 CST 2009

2009/2/20 Stéphane Deschamps <lists at nota-bene.org>:
> [1] "To be on the dole": old expression learnt by non-english speakers
> in old books when studying english lit. There must be a
> less-than-one-century-old expression, I'm sure.

Plenty, but UK and Irish English still use this one more than any other.


More information about the thechat mailing list