Date: Thu, 28 Sep 1995 08:42:30 -0700 From: Dan Alford Subject: Re: Phrase Sounds like a possible British usage -- reversed from ours the way "It's up to me" in America comes out "It's down to me" in Brit (df Rolling Stones). On Wed, 27 Sep 1995, Michael Elkins wrote: > The following sentence was posted in a message on another list: > > Have we any garment-district editors who, like me, have nothing better > to do than chase up ancient usages? > > Is anyone else familiar with this usage of "chase up"? For me, growing > up in central Texas, it has always been "chase down." > > Michael Elkins, Managing Editor > The Advocate, Los Angeles > melkins[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] >