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English language

Postby roy » Fri Nov 25, 2016 5:43 pm

I have posted this before but not for many years.
English is a strange language.
It's spread across the globe but many words have been adopted by different cultures and their meaning has been changed.
Let's all compare notes and have a laugh at our own language.
I will start by saying that in UK a Trump means to FART!
Kids are told off if they say they want to fart but it's acceptable to say they want to do a Trump.

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Re: English language

Postby Lisa33 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:16 pm

LOL that's funny. Trump sounds too proper for a fart! LOL

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Re: English language

Postby Cdiff » Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:48 pm

OMG! Trump means a fart in the UK. How appropriate. Thanks for that one.

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Re: English language

Postby Bobbie » Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:59 am

Great idea. Boot means the trunk of a car. "We are alike but we are different."

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