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Old 04-12-2009, 07:31 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Across the Pond

Sunday Special- Across the Pond

Today we examine fifteen British words or Phrases, and attempt to apply the American equivalent.................

1. Lorry
2. Lift
3. Nappy
4. Biscuit
5. Pram
6. Vest
7. Draughts
8. Engaged Tone
9. Agony Aunt
10. Braces
11. Spanner
12. (The) Chemists
13. Kirby Grip
14. Serviette
15. Crisps
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1. Truck
2. Elevator
3. Diaper
4. Cookie
5. Stroller
6. Undershirt
7. Checkers
8. Busy Signal
9. Advice Columnist
10. Suspenders
11. Wrench
12. (The) Pharmacy
13.Bobby Pin
14. Napkin
15. Potato Chips

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Old 04-12-2009, 10:48 AM   #2
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Got them all except #7 (must be the Canadian in me). I thought draughts was dice. Oops.

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Old 04-13-2009, 10:45 PM   #3
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I tied with Alix.
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Old 04-14-2009, 09:19 AM   #4
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Do you still count as Canuck Loprraine?
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Old 04-14-2009, 10:06 AM   #5
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I knew this are synonymous but I didn't know these are British and American version, I am more familiar with the British version.
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Old 04-14-2009, 07:25 PM   #6
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Yup, still a Canuck, Alix.
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Old 04-17-2009, 03:32 AM   #7
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The only one I didn't get was kirby grip. Comes of reading too many British novels and having had (and do now) English friends.
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