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    ScanIAm

    http://www.accomodata.co.uk/amlish.htm

    I'd be termed an anglophile, but this was still kind of funny.  It falls squarely into Footballism's quest for word term definitions.

    Plus, now I know why the brits hate it when I take a dump.

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    blowdart

    ScanIAm wrote:
    http://www.accomodata.co.uk/amlish.htm

    I'd be termed an anglophile, but this was still kind of funny.  It falls squarely into Footballism's quest for word term definitions.

    Plus, now I know why the brits hate it when I take a dump.


    business suit                         lounge suite

    Errr, right, so a business suit in the US is really a sofa and 2 lounge chairs?

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    W3bbo

    A lot of those translations are a bit stereotyped and archaic.

    Everyone I know calls it "the living room" anyway.

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