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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
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>Toronto Ontario Canada
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.