* in scottish culture you’re not allowed to remove your maternal grandmother from public transport, but it’s ok to do it to your paternal grandmother. unclear about grandfathers.
* For Yankees manager Joe Girardi, Wednesday’s victory in Game 5 downgraded his non-challenge flap in Game 2 to just a footnote in what has otherwise been a largely successful managerial career.
via NYY Homepage News
* Police have forcibly removed a great-grandmother who was serving tea. To themNorth Yorkshire police officers have forcibly removed a great-grandmother serving tea and coffee. The police say they moved Jackie Brooks and a number of other anti-fracking protesters “for their own safety”. But tea-serving Brooks claims the coppers used “bullying tactics”.
Brooks has been servingrefreshments to both protesters and police from the same location at Habton…View On WordPress
“need to go to” (Flap t/d pronunciation)
I need to go to the bathroom.
Can the letters in bold in the example above be pronounced as flap t/d sounds in American English, just like in better, ladder, party, and city?
Back flap of an envelope
I am wiring a letter for a company and it said it should be signed at the back flap.
Can anyone tell me what the back flap of an envelope is?
what's the meaning of “back-flap”
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a flap in “wedding” and “bidding”
I'm wondering if a flap occurs in "wedding", and "bidding" in American pronunciation? I can't hear it out here: http://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/american/wedding
How do you make the flap t sound as in "Better" and "letter"?
How do I make the flap/tap t sound as in words like: better, matter, stutter, moto, but I'm, bottom and so?
Can I marry my grandmother?
Looking through the thread about Crusader Kings on a CK Reddit, I ran into the following throwaway comment:
The genocides, the murders, the marrying your grandmother and having kids...........
If a grandmother takes care of her grandson since birth and the mother of the child takes him without consulting with the grandmother does the grandmother have legal rights to the child?
Can a 16-year-old legally move out of her grandmother's house if the grandmother is verbally abusive?
What if your daughter bought a home with her grandmother as a co-signer she now faces foreclosure should she file chapter 13 bankruptcy how does all this effect her grandmother?
Can you still petion for emanciaption in Georgia if you have no job but are getting money from your grandmother and son's grandmother until you get a job?
I suppose you could petition, but it would be denied. The first requirement for emancipation is that the minor must have a legitimate job and earn enough money from that job to fully support themselves.
How are you related if your grandmother and someone's great-grandmother are sisters?
Can biological father sign parental rights to child maternal grandmother even though grandmother and child not in the same home?
My wifes grandmother on her fathers side died a few yrs ago her grandmother on her mothers side has breast cancer ever time she ask to get checked the doctors say shes to young at 26 any idea's?
When Grandchild has been living in home of mother and grandmother for four years will the grandmother have visitation rights to the grandchild?
What does arriving mean on a bus timetable?
What do you have do when arriving to a country?
What did the Pilgrims do after arriving in America?
What were the effects of the spanish arriving?
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The flap steak is sometimes confused with hanger steak as both are usually cut thin. The item consists of the obliquus internus abdominis muscle from the bottom sirloin butt. The cut is sometimes inaccurately sold as skirt steak.
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