FAQ: Update the ports section
twickline at skybest.com
Wed Sep 10 09:34:46 CDT 2003
Ivan Leo Murray-Smith wrote:
>>Purely academic, I know, but m-w doesn't know "updated" as an adjective.
>>To the best of my knowledge, "the list is now updated" is slang. Am I
>>From the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
>update verb [T]
>1 to make something more modern or suitable for use now by adding new
>information or changing its design:
>an updated version of the software
>It definitely isn't slang.
Thats the problem!
You have your fine dictonary in hand, so you think you know how to speak
english... but when you visit a english speaking country the people
you speak to look like a deer caught in a spot light!
In other words sure ... Shachar... is 100% correct..... I will give him
but in the real world.. where I live people would just look and
That young man has spent way to many years in school. A text book
genius but bumb as as creek rock when it comes to common sence..
Shachar don't get mad or pissed.. I had to find someone for my
eniligey.. :) And beleive you me even as dumb as I am people here
think im a road scholar. And thats not saying very much :(
As far as slang goes.. I can speak three different versions of slang
NE slang, African American, SE Hill Billy, take your pick.
And as me and Dmitry have had a little fude over this before
american english is not the same as the Queens English...
And if you dont trust me.... Just come for a visit :)
And not to piss off the brits as I have the israelis........
Your English is far superior to what we would ever except
as being english........ As we sound more like the Welsh....
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