Admire you, blacknomi... for always asking such "good questions". :wink:Originally Posted by blacknomi
Yes, I am pretty much assuming that I am right, but I am being polite about it.Originally Posted by blacknomi
Yes, you are right.
Thanks for the flower and thanks to Susan for the chuckle.Originally Posted by blacknomi
Our manipulation of "sleep" has to do with politeness and euphemism. It is often softer to say "sleep with" than "have sex with" or "perform intercourse ". :wink:
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'Perform intercourse'??? Not in BE- we use 'have'.
Maybe they do it on stage over there. ;)Originally Posted by tdol
Maybe we don't need to rehearse.
We certainly don't need a dress rehearsal
"The joyfulness the fish has in water" as euphemism.
It is a very nice idiom in Chinese literature.
The fish I had when I was a child didn't seem that euphoric in his fishbowl. I suppose it was a pokerfaced breed