LINGUIST List 10.379

Wed Mar 10 1999

Disc: 'Cutting the Mustard'

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  1. Ronald_Sheen, Re: 10.356, Disc: 'Cutting the Mustard'

Message 1: Re: 10.356, Disc: 'Cutting the Mustard'

Date: Sat, 6 Mar 1999 16:50:52 -0500
From: Ronald_Sheen <Ronald_SheenUQTR.UQuebec.CA>
Subject: Re: 10.356, Disc: 'Cutting the Mustard'

Assuming that "mustard" does have the meaning of the "genuine article"
does anyone have any instructive comment on the use of "cut" therewith
to create the meaning "reach the required standard".

Ron Sheen U of Quebec in Trois Rivieres, Canada.
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