Re: BK/Web improvements (includes patch server)

From: Andy Isaacson
Date: Mon Mar 15 2004 - 15:19:53 EST

On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 08:10:57PM +0000, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Andy Isaacson wrote:
> > 'cuz I don't get pissed when people say "thanks for bending over,
> > now bend over farther".
> Oh, is that what it's like working for Larry :)

It's an amusing feature of English that leaving out the word "backwards"
can so drastically change the meaning of a sentence, without actually
changing its meaning.

(I wonder if this is peculiar to American English, or to my dialect, or
if it's shared with British. Linguist BCCed.)

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