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Stéphane Deschamps lists at nota-bene.org
Fri Feb 20 15:32:46 CST 2009

<quote who='John Handelaar' when='20/02/2009 19:20'>
> 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.

By my troth, Siree, I was less old-fashioned than methought.

Stéphane Deschamps
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