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This is a good one imo. http://separatedbyacommonlangu...petition-winner.html


Build a man a fire and he's warm for a day. Set a man on fire and he's warm for the rest of his life.
 
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Interesting. I might have thought the U.S. would be more the over-dressed people, rather than the under-dressed, though I suspect it depends on where you are from both here and in England.
 
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I might have thought the U.S. would be more the over-dressed people
That is the whole point of the limerick, Kalleh. In the USA those words refer to outer wear, but in the UK they mean underwear.


Build a man a fire and he's warm for a day. Set a man on fire and he's warm for the rest of his life.
 
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The difference between suspenders pants and vest in the US and UK.





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Ah, arnie, I got it. Roll Eyes

Funny, Bob!
 
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