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Autor:  Dale/RS
E-mail:  dale.thomas@hy.com.br
Data:  29/JAN/2006 3:49 PM
Assunto:  Tom/ Pet Peeve

Tom, do you think "to tick off" is related to "to tee off"?  It couldn't refer to golf.


What is it that the Limeys say?  Isn't something about "getting one's knickers in a bunch"?  Or is that related to someone losing their patience?


Years ago people would say "to frost".  (It really frosts me that....)  And how about "to rile"?  I think my mom would say that.  Dad, of course, preferred "to piss me off".  Oh, and then there's "to get my goat".  (It gets my goat that....) 

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
To natives: Pet Peeve  –  Andrea  29/JAN/2006, 1:15 AM
To natives: Pet Peeve  –  Deivis  29/JAN/2006, 1:46 AM
To natives: Pet Peeve  –  Deivis  29/JAN/2006, 2:02 AM
To natives: Pet Peeve  –  Marcio Osorio  29/JAN/2006, 4:04 AM
To natives: Pet Peeve  –  Dale/RS  29/JAN/2006, 5:42 AM
To natives: Pet Peeve  –  Luana  29/JAN/2006, 10:00 AM
To natives: Pet Peeve  –  Marcio Osorio  29/JAN/2006, 12:04 PM
To natives: Pet Peeve  –  Dale/RS  29/JAN/2006, 12:04 PM
To natives: Pet Peeve  –  Tom  29/JAN/2006, 2:02 PM
 Tom/ Pet Peeve  –  Dale/RS  29/JAN/2006, 3:49 PM
Tom/ Pet Peeve  –  Tom  29/JAN/2006, 10:13 PM
Tom/ Pet Peeve  –  Luana  30/JAN/2006, 3:39 PM
replacement for "piss off"  –  Johannes  30/JAN/2006, 7:23 PM
To natives: Pet Peeve  –  Luana  30/JAN/2006, 3:34 PM

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