Scrounging - was Floating point routines for the 6809
lproven at gmail.com
Wed Mar 29 10:23:45 CDT 2017
On 29 March 2017 at 17:05, Toby Thain via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> But you must have overlooked the intransitive definition below: "to search
> about and turn up something needed from whatever source is available".
> 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).
No, it's a fair cop, I did notice that. I specifically looked for an
American source today, but yesterday I didn't.
It seems very odd to me to talk about scrounging something that you
already own, though, that's the point.
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