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Discussion Topic  RE: "Dutch" phrases (in The Vocabulary Forum) by markmywords48
And remember, in the UK a condom is a "French letter" while the opposite is true in France!...
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Discussion Topic  RE: "Dutch" phrases (in The Vocabulary Forum) by markmywords48
Florida is not the USA. It's Cuba Lite. Ha....
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Discussion Topic  RE: "Dutch" phrases (in The Vocabulary Forum) by markmywords48
I've heard that there was a cultural/linguistic interchange that affected American English much late......
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Discussion Topic  RE: My daughter's boyfriend... (in Questions & Answers about Words) by markmywords48
Aput, there wouldn't really be a problem for the Swedish woman's black American friend, because it's......
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Discussion Topic  lie/lay (in The Written Word) by markmywords48
As an English teacher in Norway, I have realized the following: not only do my students have problem......
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Discussion Topic  RE: My daughter's boyfriend... (in Questions & Answers about Words) by markmywords48
In response to Jerry Thomas' query as to why the Spanish word "esposas" also means "handcuffs," I wo......
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Discussion Topic  RE: My daughter's boyfriend... (in Questions & Answers about Words) by markmywords48
In Scandinavian languages, the word "sambo" or "samboer" is used. It brings to mind non-PC images of......
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by markmywords48
Regarding the UK/USA confusion as to what lemondade is, you might be interested to know that the Jap......
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by markmywords48
Although this is not a reply to a posted comment, it does seem to me to have to do with the general ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by markmywords48
You would be corrrect in assuming that most Americans equate "compadre" with "companion", although i......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Oxymorons (in Wordplay) by markmywords48
Hugh Grant? Tasty? No doubt that's also what that woman in Los Angeles said when the police arrested......
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Discussion Topic  RE: "Booty" (in Questions & Answers about Words) by markmywords48
Not to mention "jelly roll", "rock and roll", and "lovin' spoonfull"....
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by markmywords48
Yes, "neat" is still used in that way in the USA, although it dates the person using it!...
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by markmywords48
"Compadre" is sometimes heard in Spanish/Mexican-related films (often Westerns), but means something......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Oxymorons (in Wordplay) by markmywords48
You want Bob Hope and Laurel & Hardy back? You'll have to dig them up first. As for Springer, I WISH......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Oxymorons (in Wordplay) by markmywords48
Sorry to offend, but I heard that Jerry Springer was originally British. Is that correct? For the sa......
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Discussion Topic  RE: "Booty" (in Questions & Answers about Words) by markmywords48
Regarding "booty", pirates and swashbucklers the world over are hanging their heads at the changing ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by markmywords48
Regarding British/American uses of "keen": In the UK you would say "I'm keen on cooking" (meaning Am......
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by markmywords48
Sorry, but what does the word "cutsie" mean?...
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by markmywords48
Bravo, Bob! I have had the same problem myself in similar situations here in Norway. Once I announce......
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