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On 30/06/2018 10:57, Dirk Laurie wrote:
2018-06-30 9:38 GMT+02:00 Viacheslav Usov <>:
On Fri, Jun 29, 2018 at 9:42 PM Dirk Laurie <> wrote:

In English, it means "affording grounds for legal action".

Then, I am afraid, you will have to insist that all the major dictionaries
of the English language are wrong when listing the equivalent of "able to be
done or acted on; having practical value" as one of its meanings.

"Her English is too good", he said, "which clearly indicates
that she is foreign.
Where others are taught to speak English properly,
Enlish people aren'.
Although she may have studied with an expert
dialectician and grammarian,
I   can  tell   at   once   that   she   was   born

mmmh.. Conan Doyle or Oscar Wilde? Citation needed! :-)