[Wikimedia-l] Office hours
thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sat Jan 26 14:02:26 UTC 2013
On Jan 26, 2013 1:55 PM, "Rui Correia" <correia.rui at gmail.com> wrote:
> That makes more sense - but to turn that into a noun (we are having
> hours" on Tuesday", is stretching the borders of everything language.
It makes perfect sense to me. It's a particular period of time that is
spent in an office. We're then extending it to refer to a kind of virtual
office used for the same purpose.
(It's not just an Americanism, we use the term in the UK too.)
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