>1. Gimp means "to walk with a limp" in English and is slang. ........... Most
>generally relate gimp to the slang variant, most of us are familiar with
>it and most of us consider it to be something negative.
It would be very nice if people looked up the archives once in a
.... and if they didn't take quite so provincial an attitude ;-)
What you mean is "...."limp" in American English .... Speakers of
As earlier threads have already pointed out, most non-American English
speakers don't know this use of the word; and in a comprehensive
dictionary like the Oxford English dictionary, it's noted as a
specifically North American usage.
FWIW most speakers of English live on the Indian sub-continent!
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