Re: [tied] Re: Got to thinkin' about word order

From: Brian M. Scott
Message: 21766
Date: 2003-05-11

At 8:29:28 PM on Saturday, May 10, 2003, Peter P wrote:

>>> And Nokia? Well, that is easy. If you are at Nokia┬┤s
>>> payroll, you must say that "olen Nokialla", of course.

> If I were there I would say 'in Nokia's payroll' as I do
> in English

The normal English idiom is 'on Nokia's payroll'. You can
also say 'in Nokia's pay', though this sounds a little
old-fashioned.

Brian