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wrayb
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From: wrayb Date: May 8th, 2008 12:10 am (UTC) (Link)

pêle-mêle

The display of the total list may be pêle-mêle but clicking a tag word does give you a list of just those tagged as such. Sorry. Don't know why i try to convince you LT is so great. OTOH: your use of pêle-mêle is the first time I'd seen those words/phrase written. It is a phrase I recall from my childhood and I have no idea where I heard it from.

cheers.
cedarseed From: cedarseed Date: May 8th, 2008 03:37 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: pêle-mêle

I know how tags work :P And I love LT, so you're preaching to the choir!
cedarseed From: cedarseed Date: May 8th, 2008 03:42 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: pêle-mêle

In English it's usually spelled pell-mell. I've seen/heard it used, albeit much less frequently than in French.
From: wrayb Date: May 8th, 2008 04:24 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: pêle-mêle

not to beat a dead horse, and Tom Wolfe's writing is something of an acquired taste, but found this entertaining when looking to see who uses pell mell where how.

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200711/wolfe-pell-mell
cedarseed From: cedarseed Date: May 8th, 2008 04:44 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: pêle-mêle

Interesting!
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