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Re: [Lingo] British English

On 3 February 2011 18:12, Lyle H Saxon <> wrote:

> I'll always remember the time I asked (to Josh's horror) the
> Shuttleworth people if lunch was free and later Josh said about me
> "Tatemono ga nai".  It was quite insightful really - and only too
> true.  The Tatemono/Tatemae mix-up made for a perfect combination of
> humor and deep insight.
> Good memories of that day....  It was a good (free) lunch at the
> expensive hotel too.

Yes, I remember that. I also remember Googling Mark Shuttleworth when
I got back and realising who he was. Wow, I'm glad I didn't know
beforehand, or I would have been pretty unconfident. :)


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