In article <Xxxx.X41.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Priscilla
M. Burrage <email@example.com> 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 >(firstname.lastname@example.org) >
I believe there is a difference in meaning between east and west of
Scotland. Dont know which is which though.
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