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Nov
30
comment “Throw you with a stone” vs “Throw a stone at you”
@bdsl The error is made by Afrikaans speakers who translate the threat "ek sal jou met a klip gooi" into English word-for-word,
Jul
4
comment Term for guest’s obligations to host
You're absolutely right! I'm sure that the text is 'comity' and when hearing it I assumed it was the homonym 'committee'. Genius!
Nov
21
comment Term for guest’s obligations to host
Pardon the super-hero references, but the context was where a group of mutants had escaped to Magneto's headquarters and were bickering about who's fault it was that they were on the run. Magneto walked in and told them to stop fighting, because just as he has the obligation of .... to them as his guests they have the obligation of .... to him as the host.