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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

That’s why the Brits often use the word “One”, instead of “You”.


10 posted on 12/28/2010 8:45:38 AM PST by expatpat
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To: expatpat; IbJensen

I don’t think even a Brit would’ve said, “Where do one’s kids go to school?”

:)


13 posted on 12/28/2010 9:14:43 AM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Happy new year!)
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To: expatpat

The French use “on,” sorta like “one,” when they mean we. You (one) must be very careful around them, sometimes an observation or question is actually a proposition, e.g., “One is sleeping at your place tonight?”
Also, if you say yes twice, it’s like “I do” at the altar.


15 posted on 12/28/2010 9:29:09 AM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Happy new year!)
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