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Comment #30223 by serrano on April 7, 2007 at 8:28 am
Oh, "dummy" is "pacifier" in American-talk. I did not know that. I was thinking dummy was used in the sense of "ventriloquist's dummy," which confused me thoroughly.

Ok, that sure does make a great deal more sense. I thought that I knew most all of the differences between our two Englishes. Forgive me of my ignorance(:. Though the other kind of dummy analogy would not be far off the mark.

Sat, 07 Apr 2007 10:03:00 UTC | #27879