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Old 02-20-2007, 03:56 PM   #11
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[fanny] means something located not too far from the bottom correct?
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Old 02-20-2007, 03:57 PM   #12
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a bum bag is abag round the waist, but rests on ya ass, i think you lot call it a fanny bag (apparantly) fanny means something completely different here, its a v****a
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lol yeah thats a fanny pack. but we wear it around the front
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lol yeah thats a fanny pack. but we wear it around the front
yeah, thats what i thought, check my post above i edited it
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lol thats what i thought

chips in the UK is fries here right? or is it actually chips?
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chips and fries, people will disagree with me, but i think chips are the thick cut chunky potatoes and fries are the skinny ones, like maccy d's
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see chips here are thin flat usually roundish slices of potato that are deepfried or something so they're crunchy

fries are skinny chunks of potato also fried

and potato wedges are just that wedges of potato that are again fried
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chips and fries, people will disagree with me, but i think chips are the thick cut chunky potatoes and fries are the skinny ones, like maccy d's
nope thats corect
i prefer chips personaly hows about everyone else
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chips and fries, people will disagree with me, but i think chips are the thick cut chunky potatoes and fries are the skinny ones, like maccy d's
Agreed.

And [US] potato chips are [UK] crisps.
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http://www.krysstal.com/ukandusa.html
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