kecs   Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:57 am GMT
What's "said to be" mean? Thanks.
kecs   Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:58 am GMT
Like he's said to be yadda yadda...
Rick   Mon Aug 21, 2006 9:29 am GMT
"Said to be" is usually used to report unsubstantiated or uncorroborated facts (or rumours).

For example, like in Kecs' post,: "John is said to be giving all his money to charity."