[DWJ] Varieties of English was Re: What are you reading?

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Fri Nov 6 08:52:15 EST 2009


On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 01:49:19PM +0000, Ehsan Roudiani wrote:

>Half two is half past two, definitely.

Not if your speaker's cultural background is in the right place - I've
heard it meaning 1.30 from Americans with Scandinavian heritage, which
was the point of my post.

Roger



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