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#1760 - 06/02/00 01:27 PM Re: Yards and Gardens
jmh Offline
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Registered: 03/22/00
Posts: 1981
We do have farm yards but they don't usually have lawns.


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#1761 - 06/03/00 07:27 AM Re: Okra
Jackie Offline
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Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 11605
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
>>>I stand conemned.

condemned?
contemned??

or is this a new one ISLU? 8-)<<

I can't believe I missed that! Must have been one of the times I should have been leaving to go somewhere but couldn't tear muself away from here. I don't think you'd find conemned if you tried to look it up.




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#1762 - 06/05/00 06:00 PM UK English - US English Dictionary
jmh Offline
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Registered: 03/22/00
Posts: 1981
Whilst looking up Cockney Rhyming Slang, I found another webite with US/Uk English and Vice Versa

http://www.scit.wlv.ac.uk/~jphb/american.html

I'm still discovering new things.

I had always thought that the film "Airplane" was a joke spelling - I didn't realise it was real.

I hadn't realised that Whisky was spelt like Irish Whiskey, exclusively.

I was always hugely irritated by the (rather meaningless phrase) "Happy Holidays". I didn't realise that Americans don't take holidays except when they are Bank Holidays.

I didn't know what a shoestring was, which is strange as we are quite happy about doing things on a shoestring.


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#1763 - 06/05/00 06:47 PM Re: UK English - US English Dictionary
jmh Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 03/22/00
Posts: 1981

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