[lit-ideas] Re: Slang

  • From: Judy Evans <judithevans001@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 20:04:43 +0100

Wednesday, June 2, 2004, 7:49:05 PM, David Ritchie wrote:

DR> on 6/2/04 11:34 AM, Judy Evans at
DR> judithevans001@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

>> Here's a visitor's guide to UK slang -- it isn't all amazingly
>> out-of-date!
>> http://gouk.about.com/cs/languag5/a/ukslang.htm

DR> Pear-shaped - Describes something which has gone wrong

DR> Our news-piper today reports that sixty four percent (not sixty five, mind)
DR> of American women are "pear-shaped."

DR> Have you ever heard the term applied to British women?  I can't say I have.

DR> David Ritchie
DR> Portland, Oregon

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