Scrounging - was Floating point routines for the 6809
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Wed Mar 29 10:05:03 CDT 2017
On 2017-03-29 10:50 AM, Liam Proven via cctalk wrote:
> On 28 March 2017 at 18:58, Mike Stein via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> Maybe it has a slightly different connotation on this side of the pond; I don't think it would mean "borderline theft" for most people.
> I did Google it first! :-)
> Note definition 1 here:
> "Steal, swipe"
But you must have overlooked the intransitive definition below: "to
search about and turn up something needed from whatever source is
I'm pretty sure that's the sense Jim was using (and it's certainly not
restricted to North America; I learned it in British English).
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