[mythtv-users] MythTV requires a better name
rbsteffes at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 13:46:29 UTC 2007
On 9/19/07, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 02:09:36PM +0100, Paul Mason wrote:
> > See I "record" TV programs, and have done so for over 20 years. The
> > technology I use has changed - and probably will again. Similarly I "hire"
> > movies (though not very often).
> Really? What kind of salary do they get? And what do they do?
> > Talking this way has the advantage that
> > anyone who speaks English can understand me.
> Two nations, divided by a common language. :-)
> Almost all uses of "hire" in BE are rendered as "rent" in AE, except
> regarding people.
You can rent a person, it's just that if it turns out they are a law
officer, you end up going to jail (in most states).
Just to stay on topic, I tivo my shows with mythtv, and I photoshop my
pictures with the gimp.
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