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