English Language - what "Does your head in" ??

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thirdcrank wrote: 19 Apr 2024, 12:34pm The thread is about "English language."

I cannot understand how this has moved to discussing the gerundive, which might be more appropriate under the diary of N Molesworth beginning Evry fule kno...
Wasn't that the gerund?

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colin54 wrote: 19 Apr 2024, 1:54pm I heard a good bit of language mangling today on Talksport radio - 'More grist to their elbow', merging about three different sayings in one.
'Tummy' when used by a GP to an adult also grates with me.
Well, they're getting us ready for second childhood.
Have we got time for another cuppa?
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Audax67 wrote: 21 Apr 2024, 8:50am
colin54 wrote: 19 Apr 2024, 1:54pm 'Tummy' when used by a GP to an adult also grates with me.
Well, they're getting us ready for second childhood.
:) Could be, not long now. Hopefully I won't have to say 'it's still all hurty' on my next visit to the surgery.
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