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Discussion Topic  RE: Nancy boy and namby-pamby (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Erik Johansen
Just to confuse things further, here in the NE of England it's "puff"! As in "Yu caalin me a puff?"!...
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by Erik Johansen
I know it always sounds odd to my ears when say Patrick Stewart (playing an English sounding Shakesp......
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by Erik Johansen
Something I've noticed in US programmes is the use of the word 'dirt' instead of 'earth' as in 'heap......
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Discussion Topic  The long 'f'. (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Erik Johansen
Why was the long 'f' used sometimes instead of a regular 's' in old documents e.g. "The Bofton Tea ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Take a Hike! (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Erik Johansen
Re. "pier" versus "dock", US usage seems to be interchangable. Over here a pier is a long thin const......
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Discussion Topic  Calling Asa! (in Community) by Erik Johansen
Asa, I did try to send you a PM regarding aviation- did you receive it? Erik....
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Discussion Topic  RE: Take a Hike! (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Erik Johansen
To me the hike is the purpose. To get out into the countryside and certainly walk mikes over sometim......
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by Erik Johansen
Mention of Churchill reminds me of one of my favourite quotes. Churchill seemed to have had a bit of......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Take a Hike! (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Erik Johansen
I would say that a walk is just that but a hike is walking across countryside....
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Discussion Topic  RE: oll korrekt (in Potpourri) by Erik Johansen
I'm reminded of the story about a Scotsman who having died arrives at the Pearly Gates. He pounds on......
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by Erik Johansen
So what does Messerschmitt actually mean? You know I've been interested in aviation since I was youn......
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Poll  RE: Pronunciation of "simultaneous" (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Erik Johansen
To us lot over here the US pronunciation of missile as "missil" (with two short 'i's) sounds odd, be......
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by Erik Johansen
Well, most of us were so lazy at school virtually everything was abbreviated- "chem" for chemistry, ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Germany by any other name (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Erik Johansen
It does rather beg the question of what we should call places- by our name or it's inhabitants? The ......
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Discussion Topic  Step.....why? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Erik Johansen
Hi, me again! I've been rather busy so I've had little chance to post recently. I've just got engage......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Square (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Erik Johansen
Don't want to argue with you, Richard, but when I visited the HMS Victory not only did the tour guid......
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by Erik Johansen
First of all, cigarettes are not cheap here, being heavily taxed in order to discourage the filthy h......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Square (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Erik Johansen
Always thought that the term "square meal" arose because Royal Navy sailors ate their food from squa......
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Discussion Topic  RE: British vs. American English (in Potpourri) by Erik Johansen
What's the difference between a flat and an apartment? About £100,000! One thing that really gets o......
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Discussion Topic  Kennel? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Erik Johansen
The second of my (possibly) pointless contributions. A mate of mine used the Americanism "In the dog......
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