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Old 02.07.2012, 13:07
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Re: English, American, Indian, Oz, Kiwi, is it all English?!

Older Americans still get shocked by the XXXX beer ads and their tagline, "I can feel a XXXX comin' on!"

Fourex was a popular brand of condom in the US in the 70s and 80s.

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Old 02.07.2012, 13:08
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Re: English, American, Indian, Oz, Kiwi, is it all English?!

One thing that irritates me to no ends is the mis-use of the word 'funny' by non-native English speakers. Otherwise having almost perfect English (most in higher tiers of the academic world), they use 'funny' to describe something, someone or some event that was 'fun'. Not necessarily the same thing.
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Re: English, American, Indian, Oz, Kiwi, is it all English?!

No it was a post from earlier, something about rooting, but when i reread i think i misunderstood it and then i tried to delete my post but i can't work out how!

so sorry, im just a newbie,

and like i said not that post, that sounds pretty australian to me!



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... then it's perfectly Australian -- and not at all American.
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Old 02.07.2012, 14:58
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It's always amused me to think how many American men wear suspenders - what a kinky nation they are
It's probably because 'braces' or 'brace' have been fully taken in the definition department. You wouldn't want someone to confuse the braces you wear to keep your pants up with the braces the orthodontist just adjusted.
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Old 02.07.2012, 15:03
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You wouldn't want someone to confuse the braces you wear to keep your pants up with the braces the orthodontist just adjusted.
You use braces to keep pants up, my undercrackers do that by themselves
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Re: English, American, Indian, Oz, Kiwi, is it all English?!

Something slightly away from the current stream of conversation that I have to share, is a marketing concept King G came up with for their work shorts ... "anti-crack technology". Since King G is often worn by tradesmen and labourers in Australia, I'm sure you can imagine the crack in question ...
I have a pair of King G shorts in my wardrobe right now which possess said technology ... invaluable if you have to work with children all day! Reassures the parents, I can tell you ...
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