[DWJ] HOMEWARD BOUNDERS translation question
es at historicalfact.com
Tue Jul 6 04:14:35 EDT 2010
It's not a phrase I'd ever heard before or since, and I'm a sub-editor
(and read an awful lot) so come across a fair variety of language.
On 6 Jul 2010, at 09:09, Gili Bar-Hillel wrote:
> Hello list! Perhaps you might be able to help us with a translation
> we have not been able to resolve, in THE HOMEWARD BOUNDERS. The
> "taking the Archangel" repeats several times, and we don't quite
> know what
> it means... it seems to mean something like taking the Mickey or being
> disingenuous, but I haven't been able to find it used elsewhere.
> here are
> some quotes:
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