Re: Evidence for "Big Bang Theory"

Kai Henningsen (
15 May 1995 23:35:00 +0100 wrote on 12.05.95 in <3p073b$>:

> Just what the deuce does whinge mean? When I first ran into it in The
> Economist, I assumed it was a variant of whine; then T E used both in the
> same paragraph, which made me doubt it. What are the fine points of
> distinction between whinge and whine, or are they unrelated?

Interesting. So I looked it up:

whinge v. & n. colloq. - v. intr. whine; grumble peevishly. - n. a whining
complaint; a peevish grumbling.



Bang: major_backbone!!kai
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