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GUEST,CrazyEddie BS: Phrases that don't travel (171* d) RE: BS: Phrases that don't travel 15 Sep 10

Joybell, you were lucky.
If we said "Can I have an apple please?" the standard reply was
"'Can I?' is a question for a Doctor"
Our dad insisted that "Can I?" meant "Am I capable of?"
To request something, we had to say "May I"

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