[FoRK] Fwd: [ PFIR ] Google announces opt-out for wi-fi location database, but beware of possible side effects

geege schuman geege4 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 09:08:57 PST 2011


Try opening the link, G R E G, which refers to "air."


On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Gregory Alan Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org>wrote:

> That link refers to "wash", not "hang" nor "air".
>
> Are you trying to make the case that they are all used interchangeably?
>
> Do you know the difference between a stopped clock and a broken clock?
>
> Greg
>
>
> On 11/16/2011 8:47 AM, geege schuman wrote:
>
>> On 11/16/2011 8:29 AM, geege schuman wrote:
>>
>> Who hangs DIRTY laundry on a clothesline?
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 11:39 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer<greg at bolcer.org
>> >wrote:
>>
>> It all depends on your definition of "dirty".   The idiom stems from a
>>> French expression, where unmentionables were hung out to dry.
>>> Hanging lingerie on one's clothesline was considered taboo.    Camisole's
>>> were originally influenced by Greek and Roman tunics as nightwear, but it
>>> was
>>> a French artist who popularized the modern version when he asked a nude
>>> model to cover up with a paint splattered rag during a break and found
>>> his
>>> class fascinated
>>> with the resultant images.
>>>
>>> Greg
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.usingenglish.com/**reference/idioms/don't+wash+**
>> your+dirty+laundry+in+public.**html<http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/don't+wash+your+dirty+laundry+in+public.html>
>>
>>
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