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dear americans - please learn the CORRECT definition of words - BEFORE using them

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posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 12:37 PM
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originally posted by: Asktheanimals
Is they're a problem?
I haven't herd about it.
Don't waist my time.






posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 01:05 PM
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Mmmmm no.

Because its a hood on a car, and a bonnet is a hat.

TV is shorter than telly.

Trunk is a better descriptor than boot. I don't wear the tail end of a car on my feet.

Cookie is the correct term, not biscuit. A biscuit is something you eat with mashed potatoes.

Chips are chips, not crisps.


In fact, you can keep your tired old Queens English. We left all of that, remember?




edit on 23-11-2018 by Wardaddy454 because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 01:11 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: ignorant_ape

"Words are mouth noises drawn on paper."
-DBCowboy


....and that sir sums it up! Love it

Rainbows
Jane



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 01:20 PM
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originally posted by: norhoc
a reply to: ignorant_ape


Dear Non- American,

Please get off of your high horse long enough to realize that the bastardization of language is not just and American phenomenon. It is a world wide problem.

Thanks


Nooooo....that's because the rest of the world think English has to be American....God knows how many non-English speaking people I have met, who have learnt 'English' by watching American sit coms......so they end up speaking with an American accent.........so who basterdised the English language 'by invasion' hey?
Not trying to have an argument...I've had one to many G&T's

Rainbows
Jane



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 01:25 PM
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a reply to: ignorant_ape




dear americans


That should read Dear Americans...learn



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 01:31 PM
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a reply to: SeaWorthy




posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 01:37 PM
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originally posted by: Serdgiam
Yeah..

Well..

You folks could start pronouncing aluminum correctly.






The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) adopted aluminium as the standard international name for the element in 1990



en.wikipedia.org...




posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 01:42 PM
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The lack of attention to the correct usage of capital letters, punctuation, SHOUTING! and other literary no-noes leads me to believe that this member is a little off-centre. Just ever so slightly. I have reported him to the appropriate authorities. There was also a spelling error. No, really.



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 01:54 PM
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originally posted by: Wardaddy454
Mmmmm no.

Because its a hood on a car, and a bonnet is a hat.

TV is shorter than telly.

Trunk is a better descriptor than boot. I don't wear the tail end of a car on my feet.

Cookie is the correct term, not biscuit. A biscuit is something you eat with mashed potatoes.

Chips are chips, not crisps.


In fact, you can keep your tired old Queens English. We left all of that, remember?



This is fun.

A hood is a covering for the head. I don't wear a car bonnet on top of my head. A trunk is what you pack cloths in, or something that hangs off the front of an elephant.

A TV is a transvestite

A chip is a piece of broken wood, stone, plastic etc which has come off the main surface. I don't eat stone or wood chips thanks very much.



In fact, you can keep your tired old Queens English. We left all of that, remember?


Americans use the type of English Language that would have been used in the colonies.

We stopped calling roads highways when Queen Victoria was on the throne. And as for turnpikes !!!! Bloodyhell that went out of fashion in the days of Dick Turpin.

Get up to date man.

We left all that behind .







edit on 23-11-2018 by alldaylong because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 02:20 PM
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Don't you know that in America words mean whatever Trump says they mean?



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 02:53 PM
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a reply to: alldaylong

I apologize for not taking this UK vs US thing as seriously as yourself!

I deeply appreciate your correction on something that I was very, completely, totally serious about.

Thank you for denying my poor United Statesian ignorance. Its so good to see that some approach this topic with the gravity it deserves. No, not deserves.. demands

Its still aluminum, of course, but your clear dedication to this topic is both noteworthy and admirable.



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 02:56 PM
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originally posted by: Serdgiam
a reply to: alldaylong

I apologize for not taking this UK vs US thing as seriously as yourself!

I deeply appreciate your correction on something that I was very, completely, totally serious about.

Thank you for denying my poor United Statesian ignorance. Its so good to see that some approach this topic with the gravity it deserves. No, not deserves.. demands

Its still aluminum, of course, but your clear dedication to this topic is both noteworthy and admirable.



Your words of compliment are both greatly received and accepted.




posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 04:49 PM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

Bully ! ..as in Great !



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 05:07 PM
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a reply to: angelchemuel


This was not an assumption on my part, the OP clearly directed this at Americans.

thanks



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 05:17 PM
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a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss




Canadiens ...., Argentinians


hmmm...I see Canadians are different from Argentinians.

Have you been leading a double life - are you really Canad-ie-n and special????


It's alright...you're welcome in Australia anytime...we eat our bacon like the Canadians - not that sharp brittle thing that slices your throat on the way down.






posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 05:27 PM
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Where the bleep did the Brits come up with the term Bobby? We call um cops.



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 05:28 PM
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a reply to: alldaylong

I am wise enough to recognize a gentleman and a scholar when I see one, sir.

That said, Aston Martins are ugly and Land Rovers struggle to get over a lip in the pavement. Jaguars are, admittedly, pretty good as long as you've got a live-in mechanic to make nightly repairs.

Its ok though, you guys have shown real potential with music. Hard work just might see that come to fruition one day!

A fantastic first step would be to simply speak Real English.




posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 05:30 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: ignorant_ape

"Words are mouth noises drawn on paper."
-DBCowboy


You trying to max out my signature with your quotes? Because it's working. I can't read this one and not add it, it's simplistic DB wisdom at it's finest



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 05:30 PM
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Yes , it is Not a PROPER Description . Based on Slang I Imagine..........



posted on Nov, 23 2018 @ 05:32 PM
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a reply to: LogicalGraphitti




And who came up with 'yuge'?


I "dunno", some Ame....ri....ken who spell's Graffiti with a "ph"???



How "y'all" do-eeng down south?









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