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Re: [OM] IMG: Nathan's PAW 25: Netherlands, then Hogeueras

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Nathan's PAW 25: Netherlands, then Hogeueras
From: Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 05:52:44 +0100
That makes sense, Bob.  As does treating the TV as part of a redecoration :-)

Chris

On Wednesday, 29 June 2011, Bob Whitmire <bwhitmire@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think, and this is just shooting from the lip, that "remodeling" is a term 
> meant to mean physical changes, as in remodeling a house, where walls are 
> moved, floors ripped up, dormers added or subtracted, etc. A remodeled office 
> would mean cubicles shifted around, offices expanded or contracted, etc. 
> Redecorating is what you do when you get new curtains, carpets or furniture. 
> I tried to persuade Esteemed Wife that the new TV was part of a living room 
> redecorating scheme, but we've been married too long. Sigh. <g>
>
> --Bob
>
>
> On Jun 29, 2011, at 2:23 PM, Chris Barker wrote:
>
>> I've never worked out why it's "remodelled" in the American parlance.  In 
>> the UK we call it "redecoration" which is I think closer to the right 
>> meaning.  But I hope that it's not too disruptive for you and your team.
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