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Thread #153852   Message #3606718
Posted By: Uncle_DaveO
03-Mar-14 - 08:29 AM
Thread Name: BS: Omitted noun figure of speech
Subject: RE: BS: Omitted noun figure of speech
This figure of speech certainly is EXTREMELY common in the US. As in . . .

"She called me on my cell [phone]"
"She's wearing nylons [stockings]"
"I'm listening to music on my cassette [player or recorder]"
"Listen to your transistor [radio]"

and on and on

Dave Oesterreich