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____/ Homer on Wednesday 31 Aug 2011 02:46 : \____
> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> ____/ JeffM on Tuesday 30 Aug 2011 23:54 : \____
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> 7 wrote:
>>>> Excellent stuff!
>>> And how!
>>> It's always good when a guy who is a technology wonk can also
>>> assemble words well.
>>> Now, this one I'd never seen/heard.
>>> : 6.
>>> :[...]Youâd think [retailers]âd learn[...]to keep schtum
>>> Yiddish, apparently.
>> I've only just read it more thoroughly. It's kind of... well...
>> Register. Could be worse..
> C'mon Roy, you should know that one!
> Became popular in the post-war London underworld, typically misspelled
> as shtoom, shtum, schtum, etc., ref: Frank Norman's "Bang to rights".
> Much of El Reg's lingo is heavily London-oriented, given that's where
> it's based.
Never heard it..,
~~ Best of wishes
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