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    #1

    bears repeating

    What is the meaning of the following expression? Thanks.

    We say it often but it bears repeating.

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    Re: bears repeating

    It merits saying it again.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: bears repeating

    ...nothing to do with Yogi and Boo-Boo raiding too many pickernic baskets (Sorry, it just slipped out. )

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    Re: bears repeating

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    ...nothing to do with Yogi and Boo-Boo raiding too many pickernic baskets (Sorry, it just slipped out. )

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    When I saw the title, dyspeptic bears were the first thing that came to my mind.

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    #5

    Re: bears repeating

    Does "repeating" mean what we euphemistically refer to as "hooting" or is it burping?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: bears repeating

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Does "repeating" mean what we euphemistically refer to as "hooting" or is it burping?
    "Burping" in BrE.

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    #7

    Re: bears repeating

    I'm going to change my signature line to "Constantly learning the language that divides nations!"


    Thanks again!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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