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Old 02-26-2009, 11:43 AM   #31
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Old 02-26-2009, 11:44 AM   #32
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Well, there are lots more examples if you don't like that one. "washing machine". Or are you going to tell me that you call that a "washer" .
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Old 02-26-2009, 11:46 AM   #34
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Well, there are lots more examples if you don't like that one. "washing machine". Or are you going to tell me that you call that a "washer" .
Yep, you beat me to it. Face it, in today's fast paced society of twitter and text'ing (I guess that's a word now)... people take shortcuts with our beloved American.

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Old 02-26-2009, 11:48 AM   #35
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Yep, you beat me to it. Face it, in today's fast paced society of twitter and text'ing (I guess that's a word now)... people take shortcuts with our beloved American.

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Old 02-26-2009, 11:55 AM   #36
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Heh...

Was just teasing harry a bit... He seems to think that English was invented in England or something and they Brit's use, pronounce and spell our American words correctly and we in the US don't.

Which is just a load of bloody rubbish.

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Old 02-26-2009, 11:58 AM   #37
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Hmmm. I'll come up with something you'll admit is two words if it's the last thing I do.... .
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Old 02-26-2009, 11:58 AM   #38
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rubbish? - I thought you used the word 'trash' ....
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Old 02-26-2009, 11:59 AM   #39
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I think that was Bob's bad impersonation of a British accent .
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rubbish? - I thought you used the word 'trash' ....
Yes, that last line was 100% perverted English you might find a Brit typing.

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Yes, that last line was 100% perverted English you might find a Brit typing.

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Sir, you have impuned our great and most delicious language. I have forwarded your sentiments to the Queen (God Bless Her) and you will soon be recieving a formal letter instructing you, and by extension, your brethren of the former colony, to replace all the 'U's' now missing from your language.

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You agree to take that extra "i" out of aluminum and we can talk.

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But all those extra vowels make the written word more colourful.
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But all those extra vowels make the written word more colourful.

spoken like a true North American .....
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