What does "over at" mean? I saw this being used in "A over at the site/blog/forum B". I understand this means A is somehow related to B, but I want to know the precise meaning. Does it imply that A is always at B, or A is an owner of or affiliated with B?

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If the phrase is, for example, "the article over at Buz & Skup's .Net C# blog," then over at has the same meaning it has in "I think the kids are over at Pam’s place." In both the cases, over at means in or at a place, and in the first case it is used similarly to on in on Internet.

  • Thanks! Can this also apply to people at the blog? E.g., can I say "Pam over at Buz & Skup's blog told me about this" when Pam is not regular at the blog but just happened to be at that blog and told me something?
    – timur
    Jun 30, 2011 at 2:45
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    @timur I don't think there would be any difference between a regular user and a user that visit a blog at random times, but I imagine you can say "Pam over at Buz & Skup's blog" to specify that is not another user with the same username on a different blog, and that is the blog where Pam left a post directed to you.
    – apaderno
    Jun 30, 2011 at 2:51

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