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  • Gerald Turner
    Nice, Melvyn - better than my own draft! Thanks to everyone, Gerry ... -- 7 Old Shoreham Road Brighton Sussex BN1 5DQ U.K. Tel/fax: ++ 44 01273208484 To see a
    Message 1 of 5 , Jul 13, 2010
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      Nice, Melvyn - better than my own draft!

      Thanks to everyone,

      Gerry

      On 13/07/2010, Melvyn <zehrovak@...> wrote:
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      > --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "Matej Klimes" <mklimes@...> wrote:
      > [Brit] ENG should have plenty of sayings involving lawns
      > > (for some reason the only one I can think of is 'step off my lawn')..
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      > Can't think of any specifically about lawns, but off the top of my head I
      > can think of:
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      > "The grass is always greener on the other side"
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      > "Don't let the grass grow under your feet"
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      > "A snake in the grass"
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      > As for "trávník nevyroste tím, že za něj budeme tahat", how about "you
      > won't get the grass to grow by pulling it" or a terse Yorkshireman version:
      > "pulling won't make grass grow"?
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      > BR
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      > M.
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