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Old 09-10-2007, 08:00 PM   #1
Steve Rindsberg
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Default Get on/Get in/Get off/Get out

It's always entertaining to have guests from other lands/languages around the house. It never fails that we discover yet another English oddity. Tonight's fun:

You get INTO the car but ONTO every other form of transportation I can think of offhand. Biciycle, horse, train, plane, boat.

Then we got onto the subject of "put on vs take off", which led to "take on vs put off" and thence to "Another comic doing a take off on XXX? You must be putting me on."

   
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