Special Requests (was Vote for the Best Scottish Dance Band)

Bryan McAlister

Message 35569 · 16 Jun 2003 17:53:24 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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In article <Xxxx.X41.4.55.0306151714400.100718@xxx.xxx.xxx>, Priscilla
M. Burrage <xxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx.xxx> writes
>On Sun, 15 Jun 2003, Jim Healy wrote:
>
>> My Concise Oxford Dictionary is extremely concise with a one word entry
>> "Pleased". Your guess was therefore correct. Even after years of working
>> with many North Americans, I am still sometimes amazed
>> at our ability to confuse each other.
>
>And in my American dictionary "pleased" is also given as the first
>meaning, but the second meaning is disgruntled, displeased, unhappy.
>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>Priscilla Burrage Vermont US
>(xxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx.xxx)
>
I believe there is a difference in meaning between east and west of
Scotland. Dont know which is which though.
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