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That's funny, Ta ta is used both in Australia and the UK by older people
for Goodbye. Both former English colonies. 

 

Will Smith

Projet Officer (Botanical Imaging)

Queensland Herbarium

Science Delivery

Department of Science, IT, Innovation and the Arts (DSITIA)

 

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong, Queensland, Australia 4066

Phone: (07) 38969508

 

From: SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration-
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Bruce Bartrug
Sent: Friday, 20 September 2013 8:16 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [SCIART] TAN: "ta"

 

No, but it is in India.  "Ta, ta" seems to be used quite frequently as
"hello."

 

On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 5:53 PM, Brie Dodson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

I take it to mean "thanks in advance." :) B



On Sep 19, 2013, at 05:48 PM, "Smith Will (Toowong)"
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:

	Is "ta" a common expression in the US?

	 

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