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chained_bear commented on the word taken aback all standing
I just love this phrase. See mizen topgallant staysail for a usage.
March 5, 2008
reesetee commented on the word taken aback all standing
Yes! This is where "to be taken aback" comes from. :-)
Yes, I know, except I don't think it's always used as a complete phrase. Usually only taken aback by itself.
March 6, 2008
Oh, I know you know--I think you're the Wordie who added the phrase in the first place. I was just proclaiming in solidarity. :-)
It sounds better this way, though, than in the shortened version. Hmm...
August 25, 2008
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