Alita (angel_alita_648) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Idomatic Expressions

We had to put one of our cats down today. It's very odd to think of, but I'm wondering, in other languages (any other languages) is there a particular expression for when you put a pet down (euthanize, whatever).
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  • The Australian Vernacular... Mate

    Here's an article about Australian slang words, tacked onto a story about an ex-pat USA citizen grappling with what looks & sounds to be the base…

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