End of ADS-L Digest - 13 Mar 1997 to 14 Mar 1997 ************************************************ Subject: ADS-L Digest - 14 Mar 1997 to 15 Mar 1997 There are 11 messages totalling 262 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. note on the meanings of 'break' (2) 2. ... or what? 3. Word frequency list? 4. crankiness and weather 5. FEEL (OF) [was "how good of"] (2) 6. RE>Re: dey teef meh quats dem (3) 7. A question about the meaning of "should have to." ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 15 Mar 1997 14:38:42 +0000 From: Rose Nash Subject: Re: note on the meanings of 'break' Clinton, in referring to his knee injury, was quoted as saying "I had an unlucky break." Apparently the word can imply an interruption in a string of favorable events as well as a string of unfavorable events. However, the 'unfavorable change' is definitely the marked meaning, since the word 'lucky' is optional in: "I'm waiting for my (lucky) break."