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Old 12-31-2012, 08:10 AM   #26360
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Originally Posted by Dylrob View Post
Huh, I take it that piece of slang is only used in the US?
It probably has a slightly different meaning. To say someone was a real character would imply that something idiosyncratic about a person, but not anything necessarily bad.

The English quite like a little eccentricity.

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