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 Post subject: A horrible expression
PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2004 9:26 pm 
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Anyone who writes about people ''falling pregnant'' is invited to consider a few facts of life.


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 Post subject: Re: A horrible expression
PostPosted: Wed Jun 16, 2004 11:33 am 
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A common expression in Australasia?<p>I've never heard it before.


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 Post subject: Re: A horrible expression
PostPosted: Wed Jun 16, 2004 2:03 pm 
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It's equivalency is the foolish, "She got herself pregnant," which I still hear, regardless of its scientific inconsistency.


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 Post subject: Re: A horrible expression
PostPosted: Wed Jun 16, 2004 2:18 pm 
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Not forever.


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 Post subject: Re: A horrible expression
PostPosted: Wed Jun 16, 2004 3:59 pm 
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I'm still going to advocate the old-fashioned way for as long as I can.


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 Post subject: Re: A horrible expression
PostPosted: Wed Jun 16, 2004 8:00 pm 
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<blockquote><font size="1" face="TImes, TimesNR, serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Matthew Grieco:
A common expression in Australasia?<p>I've never heard it before.<hr></blockquote>
Via British English I believe, Oh, those reserved Brits!


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