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by elbucho
Sun Jan 08, 2006 3:13 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: a pair of pants
Replies: 25
Views: 4342

a pair of pants

You can criticize 'Americanisms' all you like, but think about this:

The difference between programs and programmes is 'me'. So your argument is all about 'me - and you think Americans are self-centered.
by elbucho
Sun Jan 08, 2006 3:04 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: He ~ed her
Replies: 27
Views: 7899

He ~ed her

Of course, if you were looking for something more descriptive: Ravaged
by elbucho
Sun Jan 08, 2006 3:03 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: He ~ed her
Replies: 27
Views: 7899

He ~ed her

I believe the word you were looking for is: Penetrated
by elbucho
Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:57 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: doggie / doggy bag
Replies: 7
Views: 2838

doggie / doggy bag

all US restaurants serve more than one can eat
Appetites vary greatly, and Americans love left-overs. For this reason, most restaurants do serve over-sized portions for the average patron.
by elbucho
Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:40 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: using your loaf
Replies: 31
Views: 9983

using your loaf

egg on my Boat
Now you guys are just making stuff up. =p
by elbucho
Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:28 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Americanisms
Replies: 58
Views: 16866

Americanisms

The reason Americans pronounce things so inconsistently: To make it easier to reCOGnize all you foreigners =p But seriously, the USA is a large country with many dialects of the english language. In Boston you might hear "ee-rok", whil in Alamaba you will mostl likely hear "eye-rok". Why is it accep...