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I've never heard that phrase. It appears to be used only for computer problems:

Nick Douglas September 3, 2004, 12:19am

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"Can I get" isn't rude, it's just casual. In a diner or something, I would have no problem asking "can I get," especially for things like coffee refills. In a formal setting, I'd use "may I have," but when Flo the waitress is making small talk with me, I'm not going to play Miss Manners.

Nick Douglas August 28, 2004, 9:42am

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