[DWJ] Brigstow/Bristol (was Big Bad Read)

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Sun Jun 25 14:14:26 EDT 2006


On Sunday, June 25, 2006, at 07:31 AM, Charles Butler wrote:

>   That one confused me when I first moved to Bristol. For a long time 
> I assumed it translated as 'Where are we going?', whereas (as you'll 
> know) it actually means just 'Where are we?' I'd be interested to hear 
> from anyone knowledgeable about such linguistic matters what the 'to' 
> is doing there.
>
>   Charlie

I am not someone knowledgeable about such linguistic
matters nor do I play one on tv.

But ...

It would make perfect sense if it were "where's us _got_ to
now then."

So maybe it's some derivation from that.


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