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--- Henrik Theiling <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi!
> 
> Andreas Johansson writes:
> > Quoting Benct Philip Jonsson <[log in to unmask]>:
> >
> > > On 2007-10-01 Adam Walker wrote:
> > > > The Chinese "eat" medicine.  Crunch.  Crunch.
> > > > Blluugghhhhh!
> > >
> > > The Finns too, apparently.  To me the term
> > > implies a aquescence with a necessary evil
> > > which I revolt against.
> >
> > I'm not sure what language the second comment
> applies to, but I've certainly
> > heard _šta medicin_ in Swedish. In fact, I
> occasionally use it myself.
> 
> Hmm, German does not do that, I think.  It's
> interesting that the
> usual German 'nehmen', English 'take' has nothing to
> do with ingestion
> at all.


 Well, I say and have heard said "Take your medicine" 
for liquid and pill medicine.

-Elliott 



       
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