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Old 02-21-2007, 12:18 PM   #31
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I know its not a different word, but most UK people say Ter-mart-oh, instead of Ter-mate-oh which a lot of Americans seem to say.

I thought of another one, but its gone...
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Old 02-21-2007, 12:21 PM   #32
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Old 02-21-2007, 12:23 PM   #33
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you say tomato, I say tomato, you say potato, I say potato...
or if you're bush you say potatoe...


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there is already a thread like this somewhere, I remember it from a few years back, so if I get bored, I might go drag some of the 'translations' from that thread
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Old 02-21-2007, 01:34 PM   #34
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and nickers, that's underwear right?
It's knickers actually, um, this isn't p**s taking I hope!
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Old 02-21-2007, 01:45 PM   #35
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If you're bush you say potatoe.
Didn't a British government minister say that? anyway, knowing Bush, he probably spells it that way too!!
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Old 02-21-2007, 02:34 PM   #36
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Fags are cigarettes in england, no joke.
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Old 02-21-2007, 03:16 PM   #37
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Fags are cigarettes in england, no joke.
Already mentioned in post 27
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Old 02-21-2007, 03:47 PM   #38
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Already mentioned in post 27
Yes, quite a few have been duplicated, guys it might be an idea to check the posts already here before you post, OK?
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Old 02-21-2007, 04:51 PM   #39
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Didn't a British government minister say that? anyway, knowing Bush, he probably spells it that way too!!
there is a video somewhere of bush asking a kid how to spell potato, so the kid comes up writes potato on the board, and bush says now put the e on the end...


something like that, I'm fairly sure it was bush, it was probably in one of those montage videos of how stupid he is.
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the potato potato thing is a classic!
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