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June 7th, 2006


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12:01 am - Weird !
Read this and be boggled !

(unless you already knew that Americans didn't use the word "fortnight" much these days, of course)
Current Mood: quixoticboggled

(4 touches | En garde !)

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From:hnpcc
Date:June 6th, 2006 11:46 pm (UTC)
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Man, the things you find out you were accidentally confusing people with without even knowing!

I had no idea 'fortnight' was not common currency in the US.
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From:sambushell
Date:June 7th, 2006 03:49 am (UTC)
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But don't baby them, dear, or they'll never learn.
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From:dalmeny
Date:June 7th, 2006 01:57 pm (UTC)
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I once massively confused a Texan nurse by saying that I and my brolly would be back in a fortnight.
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From:halfflat
Date:June 7th, 2006 05:18 pm (UTC)
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Indeed, where would you park it?

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