[LINK] Re: Link Digest, Vol 172, Issue 5

Linda Rouse linda at databasics.com.au
Fri Mar 2 16:00:59 AEDT 2007

Try the FWSE  (Famous Web Search Engine) as New Scientist calls it.


The Mavens' Word of the Day
The exclamation My bad! is an apologetic way of saying 'My fault! ... 
Some people nominated My bad! as a candidate for 1999 "Word of the 
Year," an ...
www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=20000111 - 8k - Cached - 
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At 3:01 PM +1100 2/3/07, Ivan Trundle wrote:
>On 02/03/2007, at 12:25 PM, Howard Lowndes wrote:
>>  Stilgherrian wrote:
>>>  On 2/3/07 11:26 AM, "Stewart Fist" <stewart_fist at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
>>>>    And I don't know how Aspirin (a German invention) came to be 
>>>>listed as an
>>>>  Australian invention.  I guess we are getting Russianised or Americanized.
>>>  Aspirin was a German invention, yes. Aspro, i.e. aspirin-in-a-tablet, was
>>>  the Australian thing.
>>  OK, my bad...
>Can a Linker with more communicative teenager offspring tell me what 
>'my bad' means, and its origins?
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