Subject: Re: cleandir phase
To: David Laight <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/11/2003 18:05:37
On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, David Laight wrote:

> Surely you been 'Belt and Braces'....

> >From a dictionsary:
> braces
> plural noun
> Braces (Am suspenders) are pair of adjustable straps which stretch from the
> front of the trousers over your shoulders to the back to hold them up.  a
> pair of braces
> (American) Braces are callipers (LEG SUPPORT).
> (British informal) Belt and braces is when two or more actions are done to

...and all this time I thought braces were what I paid $3000 to my
daughter's orthodontist for...