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Old 12-24-2011, 07:02 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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The Evening Meal - Dinner/Tea/Supper

A pint/middie of beer? (large glass and smaller glass)

Sandals - Thongs/Jandals/Flip-flops

Men's briefs (underwear) - Jocks/Undies/Briefs

Women's briefs (underwear) - undies/knickers/panties

Swimming costume (general) - swimming costume/togs/cossie

Men's briefs/bikini style swimwear - speedos/budgie smugglers/something else

That thing that takes you up buildings - lift/elevator

Do you make a distinction between cookies and biscuits? For me Tim Tams, Anzacs, Kingstons etc are biscuits but chocolate chip cookies are cookies.

Also:

How do you say 'address' as in the address of a place? Ad dress or A dress?

How do you say 'schedule.' Shedule or skedule?
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Old 12-24-2011, 07:45 AM
 
Location: Sydney
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The Evening Meal - Dinner/Tea/Supper
Dinner


A pint/middie of beer? (large glass and smaller glass)
I dunno I always order whiskey. A pint I guess.


Sandals - Thongs/Jandals/Flip-flops
Thongs


Men's briefs (underwear) - Jocks/Undies/Briefs
Undies


Women's briefs (underwear) - undies/knickers/panties
Panties (thanks to having an American GF)


Swimming costume (general) - swimming costume/togs/cossie
Swimmers


Men's briefs/bikini style swimwear - speedos/budgie smugglers/something else
Speedos.


That thing that takes you up buildings - lift/elevator
Lift.


Do you make a distinction between cookies and biscuits? For me Tim Tams, Anzacs, Kingstons etc are biscuits but chocolate chip cookies are cookies.
Yep. Choc chip are the only thing I call cookies.


How do you say 'address' as in the address of a place? Ad dress or A dress?
A dress


How do you say 'schedule.' Shedule or skedule?
Skedule.
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Old 12-24-2011, 09:02 AM
 
Location: somewhere down the crazy river
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[quote=Trimac20;22253535]The Evening Meal - Dinner/Tea/Supper Our evening meal I call 'supper', though most people I know refer to this meal as being 'dinner'. Our French-speaking pals call it 'souper', as 'diner' in French refers to lunch, as a rule.

A pint/middie of beer? (large glass and smaller glass) Personally, I slug my 341 ml bottles of beer directly from the bottle. I just call my beer 'beer', though sometimes I refer to it as a 'bottle of fuel'.

Sandals - Thongs/Jandals/Flip-flops I refer to leather strappy sandals as 'sandals' and plastic or rubber footwear with the single strap separating the large toe from the others, the backless ones, as 'flip flops'.

Men's briefs (underwear) - Jocks/Undies/Briefs I call Sir Augusta's undies 'drawers'.

Women's briefs (underwear) - undies/knickers/panties I call my undies 'drawers', too!

Swimming costume (general) - swimming costume/togs/cossie I call swimwear 'bathing suit'.

Men's briefs/bikini style swimwear - speedos/budgie smugglers/something else Again, 'bathing suit, though some middle-aged and/or older Quebecois are known to wear garments referred to as Speedos. The sort of Speedos that are so small they look like mens' thongs. It ain't pretty, in most cases. Google if you dare! Make sure that you have a bottle of fuel by your side before you look at any images, though. You might need it.

That thing that takes you up buildings - lift/elevator I call those things 'elevators'. The other contraptions, the moving stairs that take one up or down I call 'escalators'.

Do you make a distinction between cookies and biscuits? For me Tim Tams, Anzacs, Kingstons etc are biscuits but chocolate chip cookies are cookies. I call cookies 'cookies'. I think of biscuits as being plain cookies, such as Social Tea type cookies.

Also:

How do you say 'address' as in the address of a place? Ad dress or A dress? I pronounce it 'a dress'.

How do you say 'schedule.' Shedule or skedule? I pronounce it 'skedule'.

Thanks for posting this; I enjoyed this quiz! What are your answers?

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Old 12-24-2011, 11:26 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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The Evening Meal - Dinner/Tea/Supper

Dinner, although 'Tea' is still commonly used.

A pint/middie of beer? (large glass and smaller glass)

Pint and middy here in WA

Sandals - Thongs/Jandals/Flip-flops

Thongs

Men's briefs (underwear) - Jocks/Undies/Briefs

Probably Undies mostly

Women's briefs (underwear) - undies/knickers/panties

Again mostly undies

Swimming costume (general) - swimming costume/togs/cossie

Swimming costume or cossie, boardshorts more specifically for the type most commonly worn by blokes or a bikini/swimsuit for a girl, but the general term...

Men's briefs/bikini style swimwear - speedos/budgie smugglers/something else

I actually tend to say speedos

That thing that takes you up buildings - lift/elevator

Lift

Do you make a distinction between cookies and biscuits? For me Tim Tams, Anzacs, Kingstons etc are biscuits but chocolate chip cookies are cookies.

Also:

How do you say 'address' as in the address of a place? Ad dress or A dress?

A dress, I'm more frequently hearing the former, I take it to be American influence

How do you say 'schedule.' Shedule or skedule?

I've been known to use both, I bat for both sides!

You're welcome lady augusta! Okay I'll answer my own quiz!
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Old 12-24-2011, 12:20 PM
 
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When I'm in SA:

The Evening Meal -
Dinner or Tea

A pint/middie of beer?
schooner (large) pint (small)

Sandals -
Thongs
Men's briefs (underwear) -
I call them Bonds

Swimming costume (general) -
boardies


Men's briefs/bikini style swimwear -
budgie smugglers

That thing that takes you up buildings -
Lift

Do you make a distinction between cookies and biscuits? For me Tim Tams, Anzacs, Kingstons etc are biscuits but chocolate chip cookies are cookies.
Same

Also:

How do you say 'address' as in the address of a place? Ad dress or A dress?
Ahh dress

How do you say 'schedule.'
Shedyule


In Canada/US:

The Evening Meal -
Dinner

A pint/middie of beer?
They tell me the diff (ounces) between small and large and I specify ounce (e.g., 12 ounce) or they show me glasses and I point

Sandals -
Sandals

Men's briefs (underwear) -
Underwear

Swimming costume (general) -
swim suit


Men's briefs/bikini style swimwear -
speedos

That thing that takes you up buildings -
Lift/elevator. I use both, lift is one sylable so its quicker

Do you make a distinction between cookies and biscuits?
cookies.. sweet
biscuit.. not sweet, something you'd put cheese on top of

Also:

How do you say 'address' as in the address of a place? Ad dress or A dress?
Ahdress

How do you say 'schedule.'
skedule
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Old 12-24-2011, 03:06 PM
 
Location: Brisbane
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Interesting Post Trimac


The Evening Meal - Dinner/Tea/Supper

A pint/middie of beer? (large glass and smaller glass) - A pint for a big one a pot for a small one

Sandals - Thongs/Jandals/Flip-flops - Although i call closed stap ones sandles.

Men's briefs (underwear) - Jocks/Undies/Briefs

Women's briefs (underwear) - undies/knickers/panties

Swimming costume (general) - swimming costume/togs/cossie

Men's briefs/bikini style swimwear - speedos/budgie smugglers/something else

That thing that takes you up buildings - lift/elevator

Do you make a distinction between cookies and biscuits? For me Tim Tams, Anzacs, Kingstons etc are biscuits but chocolate chip cookies are cookies. - I always call them biscusts

Also:

How do you say 'address' as in the address of a place? Ad dress or A dress?

How do you say 'schedule.' Shedule or skedule?[/quote]
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Old 12-25-2011, 02:58 AM
 
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I seem to interchange words too often...

The Evening Meal - Dinner/Tea/Supper

A pint/middie of beer? (large glass and smaller glass)

Sandals - Thongs/Jandals/Flip-flops - Sandals & thongs are slightly different, though.

Men's briefs (underwear) - Jocks/Undies/Briefs *usually just underwear, though

Women's briefs (underwear) - undies/knickers/panties* sometimes even use the term panties. Used to call them knicky-nah's when i was young.

Swimming costume (general) - swimming costume/togs/cossie

Men's briefs/bikini style swimwear - speedos/budgie smugglers/something else/togs

That thing that takes you up buildings - lift/elevator

Do you make a distinction between cookies and biscuits? For me Tim Tams, Anzacs, Kingstons etc are biscuits but chocolate chip cookies are cookies. - Same with me.

Also:

How do you say 'address' as in the address of a place? Ad dress or A dress?

How do you say 'schedule.' Shedule or skedule?[/quote]
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Old 12-25-2011, 11:29 PM
 
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The Evening Meal - Dinner/Tea/Supper
Tea

A pint/middie of beer? (large glass and smaller glass)
Don't know, don't really pay attention. I usually just get a pot

Sandals - Thongs/Jandals/Flip-flops
Thongs

Men's briefs (underwear) - Jocks/Undies/Briefs
Underwear

Women's briefs (underwear) - undies/knickers/panties
Underwear

Swimming costume (general) - swimming costume/togs/cossie
Bathers

Men's briefs/bikini style swimwear - speedos/budgie smugglers/something else
Speedos

That thing that takes you up buildings - lift/elevator
Both/either

Do you make a distinction between cookies and biscuits? For me Tim Tams, Anzacs, Kingstons etc are biscuits but chocolate chip cookies are cookies.
Always biscuits

How do you say 'address' as in the address of a place? Ad dress or A dress?
Ad dress

How do you say 'schedule.' Shedule or skedule?
Skedule
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Old 12-25-2011, 11:53 PM
 
Location: In transition
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The Evening Meal - Dinner/Tea/Supper
Supper/dinner

A pint/middie of beer? (large glass and smaller glass)
pint/glass

Sandals - Thongs/Jandals/Flip-flops
flip-flops

Men's briefs (underwear) - Jocks/Undies/Briefs
underwear

Women's briefs (underwear) - undies/knickers/panties
underwear

Swimming costume (general) - swimming costume/togs/cossie
swimsuit

Men's briefs/bikini style swimwear - speedos/budgie smugglers/something else
speedos

That thing that takes you up buildings - lift/elevator
elevator


Do you make a distinction between cookies and biscuits? For me Tim Tams, Anzacs, Kingstons etc are biscuits but chocolate chip cookies are cookies.
biscuits usually aren't sweet whereas cookies are
Also:

How do you say 'address' as in the address of a place? Ad dress or A dress?
A dress

How do you say 'schedule.' Shedule or skedule?
skedule
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Old 12-26-2011, 05:11 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Haha the weirdest thing, I completely I forgot we actually used to say 'bathers', although also 'swimming costume.' Forgot to list it too.
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