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Old 09-28-2010, 03:55 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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Everyone knows the old joke, right?

"Hi, do you like my new american dress?"

"Why do you call it an american dress?"

"One yank and it's off!"

Groan!
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Old 09-28-2010, 05:41 PM
 
Location: Next stop Antarctica
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' yanks' stationed in Britain in the 60's referred to the English as 'Bloke'
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Old 10-05-2010, 05:30 PM
 
Location: Silicon Valley, CA
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"Seppo" is just more imported English culture. They should start coming up with their own words.
You mean Cockney rhyming slang, right?

Well, there's a lot of local slang - like Eskey's or Eskay's, which are portable ice chests that hold beverages. How's that?

Not to mention the many colloquialisms for brewed beverages (beer)
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