Re: International English

Subject: Re: International English
From: Tim Altom <taltom -at- IQUEST -dot- NET>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 1996 17:42:00 EST

At 05:47 PM 3/28/96 -0500, you wrote:

>And then there's the classic of an English friend (female) telling me
>that she would come by the next morning and "knock me up" What she meant was
>that she would come by and knock on my front door!

>Christopher Thornton TEL: (416) 596-1940
>Technical Writer FAX: (416) 595-5653
>Teleride Sage Ltd. Email:chrisj -at- dragon -dot- teleride -dot- on -dot- ca
>5th Floor
>156 Front Street West.
>Toronto Ontario Canada
>M5J 2L6

And then there's the story about an English man who takes an American woman
out to eat on a first date. He dips into a plate and asks her "Banger?" She
recoils until she remembers that a "banger" is a sausage.

Tim Altom
Vice President
Simply Written, Inc.
317.899.5882 (voice)
317.899.5987 (fax)

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