Nancy Gish wrote in response to Arwin on Arwin:
> One could say either "on" or "to" in that particular phrase; they just have
> slightly different meanings. But I couldn't give you a rule for when both are
> ok and when they aren't. In this case, "on" implies that it is on your
> forehead AND it is sticking. "To" implies that it the sticking is TO the
> forehead. Slight but not the same.
> That's probably sticking too - "on" appears to be one of those horrible
> Dutchisms that I'm so afraid of when writing English ... ;-)
> > Before you know it I'll be wearing thick rimmed
> > glasses and have a four letter label sticking on my forehead. ;-)
Aren't these denotations, not implications?