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Dear Teachers

could you please explain to me the idioms in the following :

( I am just a wee bit lazy)

and what is meant by MS in the following passage

I also love mysteries but almost never solve them on my own.
I cold blame that on the MS (which is a brain disease, you know),
but before I ever got the disease, I was never clever enough to
figure out 'who done it'.

Thanks
 

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MS is short for multiple sclerosis. It is not a brain disease.

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koko said:
Dear Teachers

could you please explain to me the idioms in the following :

( I am just a wee bit lazy)

and what is meant by MS in the following passage

I also love mysteries but almost never solve them on my own.
I cold blame that on the MS (which is a brain disease, you know),
but before I ever got the disease, I was never clever enough to
figure out 'who done it'.

Thanks


I am just a wee bit lazy means I am just a little lazy. "A bit", in that construction means "to a small degree". The word wee, which also means small, just emphasizes the smallness of the laziness.

MS is an abbreviation/initialism for multiple sclerosis.
 

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Hm. I thought he was explaining that he was just a wee bit lazy for the reason that he didn't look up MS.

:wink:
 

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RonBee said:
Hm. I thought he was explaining that he was just a wee bit lazy for the reason that he didn't look up MS.

:wink:

:lol:
 

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RonBee said:
MS is short for multiple sclerosis. It is not a brain disease.

:)

Well, MS can affect more than the brain, but it is a brain disease. :wink:
 

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'Wee' is common among Scottish speakers. ;-)
 

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