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From: Graeme Wall <>
Subject: Re: Language Precision (was Re: Need Birth/Death reference
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2005 12:56:29 +0100
References: <BF0ABF6C.3D17D%stockley@acay.com.au> <42E4AF0B.7060709@sellon.vispa.com>


In message <>
(Andrew Sellon) wrote:

> Jan Stockley wrote:
>
> ><snip> also creeping in is "loo-tenant" rather than "left-tenant".
> >Is this another facet of globalisation?
> >
> Jan -
>
> How I agree with you on this one. I could never understand why personnel
> of the US armed forces were seemingly housed as tenants in loos.
>

Loos is a very nice town, despite being badly damaged in WW1.

--
Graeme Wall

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