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Old 13.07.2011, 17:46
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Can we all sing from the same hymn sheet and stay focused, else the mods will spit the dummy and put this baby to bed, we need some closure.
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Can we all sing from the same hymn sheet and stay focused, else the mods will spit the dummy and put this baby to bed, we need some closure.
It therefore behoves us to remain on topic to avoid escalation of the situation.
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Re: Lengthy. Reliable. Talented. Influential. Tremendous.

If you go on and on, the Mods may reach out to you. A few more of such posts and boom...
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Oh...they also need to be in-sync. You say they are not? Ok I hear you
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Old 13.07.2011, 20:07
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Um. No.

Ouster is someone who has or was selected to forceably replace somebody.

As in the headline on January 21, 2013... "Obama's ouster, Mitt Romney has decided to cut food stamp spending despite the deepening depression."
Ouster also has the legal connotation of removing a person from a joint tenancy or a tenancy in its entirety and extinguishing their property rigths thereto.

Oh yeah and not to get off topic but have you every heard of the differences english and americans have in ways they pronounce certain words? Aluminum? Squirrel? Nike?(sorry lets not go there)
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Old 13.07.2011, 20:10
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haters gonna hate...
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No, not me, although you would be forgiven for thinking it was

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That means maintaining the integrity of our own gloriously nuanced, subtle and supple version - the original version - of the English language.
Too long to read...
And anyways...can't be buggered while you brits and the americans bite each other's tongue off.
If we were talking cars...or women...or tech...I might bat an eyelid.

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Too long to read...
And anyways...can't be buggered while you brits and the americans bite each other's tongue off.
If we were talking cars...or women...or tech...I might bat an eyelid.

Ah diddums
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Ah diddums
Better like that really...
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Re: Lengthy. Reliable. Talented. Influential. Tremendous.

What made an impact on me were the road signs..

In the UK:
Really big long words which you may or may not have the time or iq to read.






In the US:
"Truck OK"

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Further to the article quoted in the initial post: British people being tiresome.

Sometimes I despair for my people.
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Sometimes I despair for my people.
Just spent 20 minutes trying to find this thread to add that link... Serves me right for using silly thread titles.
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I don't have direct knowledge of that and I don't know the exact arrangements so I do not feel that I am at present in an position to be able to talk to that...
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I don't have direct knowledge of that and I don't know the exact arrangements so I do not feel that I am at present in an position to be able to talk to that...
Well, I suppose that's better than Scottish...

"Ah dornt hae direct knowledge ay 'at an' ah dunnae kinn th' exact arrangements sae Ah dinnae feel 'at Ah am at present in an position tae be able tae gab tae 'at..."

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Re: Lengthy. Reliable. Talented. Influential. Tremendous.

That is one really bad translation. Whitiver it is its nae Scots dialect a ken & ah kin read Trainspottin nae bother at aw.

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Well, I suppose that's better than Scottish...

"Ah dornt hae direct knowledge ay 'at an' ah dunnae kinn th' exact arrangements sae Ah dinnae feel 'at Ah am at present in an position tae be able tae gab tae 'at..."

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