Trapper wrote:

> <snip>
>1. Gimp means "to walk with a limp" in English and is slang. ........... Most 
>English speakers 
>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 
American English....".

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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