From: Aidan Kehoe (kehoea at domain parhasard.net)
Date: Tue 02 Oct 2001 - 00:24:29 IST
Ar an 1u la de mi 10, scriobh Liam Bedford :
> <more nit_picking>
> They use gratis in belgium. And I think it was the belgian french, rather
> than the Belgian Flemish.
> </more nit_picking>
I think that's actually latin? So it's a handy middle ground for stuff
like `NOKIA 6210 & 360 CREDIT GRATIS,' on ads.
Ah, here we are;
gratia -ae f. ...  abl. plur. gratiis or gratis, [without
recompense, for nothing, gratis].
-- `... when the elephant man broke strong men's necks, when he'd had too many Powers, ...'
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