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Post by spiritus » Sat Feb 18, 2006 9:26 pm

BTW, It is also forbidden for native speakers of French to use the word 'meeting' in the presence of native English speakers when convening a pow-wow.
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Post by Edwin Ashworth » Sat Feb 18, 2006 10:08 pm

How inconvenient.
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Post by Wizard of Oz » Sun Feb 19, 2006 8:08 am

.. spiritus .. can an Aussie call a corroboree in the presence of a French speaking Native American when speaking Strine to an Englisman ??

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Post by Edwin Ashworth » Sun Feb 19, 2006 3:44 pm

Just so long as they don't call it an eisteddfod.
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Post by spiritus » Sun Feb 19, 2006 11:28 pm

Good one. Edwin correctly states the PC protocol for that situation WoZ.
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