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← The "So" meme

xmaseveeve's Avatar Jump to comment 24 by xmaseveeve

I also forgot to mention the Irish 'so' at the end of a sentence. I think that means 'Just so', as in 'I'm sure you agree', and it's shorthand for the end of sentence 'so I do' or 'so he did'. Amos? Syntax and oral grammatical creativity can be very expressive.

In Glasgow, 'but' is used at the end of a sentence, if someone is disagreeing with you. It commands more attention by disarming the other person before you say you disagree. They listen before they start composing a reply.

Sun, 04 Mar 2012 02:16:35 UTC | #924240