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    Re: to wag

    Oops! Sorry, yes.

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    Re: to wag

    Quote Originally Posted by Neillythere View Post
    Hi.

    The norm that I would use is to "waive the flag".
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    Common slip . Reminds me of the old joke - 'Britannia waives the rules'.

    b

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    Re: to wag

    Hi BobK.
    Really enjoyed your post. I've never heard that one before, but I suspect it will get a lot of use from now on!
    Best regards

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    Re: to wag

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Here, to say no, you shake your head and to say yes, you nod your head

    In India, there is a motion of the head which is more of a wag than a shake.

    But yes, in general keep wag for tails and fingers as well as flags.
    maybe one could also include "tongues" (as in set tongues wagging ) ? just for the record.

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    Re: to wag

    Yes.

    It was actually very deeply embedded in one of Vil's earlier posts, that I only skimmed through.

    Tongues wagging, as in gossiping.
    I heard a good one-liner on that, some time ago:
    "I never repeat gossip. So you'll have to listen very carefully!"

    Njoy!

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