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View Runningman's Profile Runningman Flag Keston 25 Aug 22 7.26pm Send a Private Message to Runningman Add Runningman as a friend

Originally posted by mr. apollo

I was actually lying it was an Elite, ‘could never get the two headlamps up at the same time’

Is that a euphemism ? (Another good word as well)

 

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View PalazioVecchio's Profile PalazioVecchio Flag south pole 25 Aug 22 10.22pm Send a Private Message to PalazioVecchio Add PalazioVecchio as a friend

Let throw out a special request for words frequently heard in America....but seldom heard here


Cattawampus or cattywampus

 


7 points from Manchester last season

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View YT's Profile YT Flag Oxford 25 Aug 22 10.26pm Send a Private Message to YT Add YT as a friend

Originally posted by PalazioVecchio

Let throw out a special request for words frequently heard in America....but seldom heard here


Cattawampus or cattywampus

Trailertrash

 


Palace since 19 August 1972. Palace 1 (Tony Taylor) Liverpool 1 (Emlyn Hughes)

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Originally posted by PalazioVecchio

Let throw out a special request for words frequently heard in America....but seldom heard here


Cattawampus or cattywampus

I remember seeing on the news in America when there was an airport strike on that fights were "all bollixed up".

 

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View CPFC1965's Profile CPFC1965 Flag Warrington 26 Aug 22 12.48am Send a Private Message to CPFC1965 Add CPFC1965 as a friend

"Fair dinkum cobber" once said to me in Perth 1990 after a drunk Aussie broadsides me at a junction. Both of us no insurance,rego , him pissed me stoned. C'est la vie.

 

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View Dubai Eagle's Profile Dubai Eagle Flag 26 Aug 22 6.52am Send a Private Message to Dubai Eagle Add Dubai Eagle as a friend

LOTUS - Often described in the motor trade as:

Lots Of Trouble Usually Serious -

Originally posted by mr. apollo

I was actually lying it was an Elite, could never get the two headlamps up at the same time...

 

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View Harpo's Profile Harpo Flag Oxfordshire 26 Aug 22 8.42am Send a Private Message to Harpo Add Harpo as a friend

I have three favourites;

Onomatopoeia
Popocatepetl
Vieira

 

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View PalazioVecchio's Profile PalazioVecchio Flag south pole 26 Aug 22 9.31am Send a Private Message to PalazioVecchio Add PalazioVecchio as a friend

Originally posted by PalazioVecchio

Let throw out a special request for words frequently heard in America....but seldom heard here


Cattawampus or cattywampus

Sidewalk. A popular term in 14th century England. Now largely replaced by pavement or footpath....in England.

Edited by PalazioVecchio (26 Aug 2022 9.34am)

 


7 points from Manchester last season

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View Dubai Eagle's Profile Dubai Eagle Flag 26 Aug 22 10.27am Send a Private Message to Dubai Eagle Add Dubai Eagle as a friend

I find myself using the words garbage & trashcan quite often - clearly I watch to many American TV programs -

 

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Originally posted by PalazioVecchio

Sidewalk. A popular term in 14th century England. Now largely replaced by pavement or footpath....in England.

Edited by PalazioVecchio (26 Aug 2022 9.34am)

It's a better word. In fact (unless my kids start using them) generally no prob with Americanisms, except...

Pocket book. What the feck has that got to do with the handbag?

 

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View Palace Old Geezer's Profile Palace Old Geezer Flag Midhurst 26 Aug 22 10.58am Send a Private Message to Palace Old Geezer Add Palace Old Geezer as a friend

Originally posted by PalazioVecchio

Let throw out a special request for words frequently heard in America....but seldom heard here


Cattawampus or cattywampus

Gasoline, cowboy and rodeo.

 


Dad and I watched games standing on the muddy slope of the Holmesdale Road end. He cheered and I rattled.

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View monkey's Profile monkey Flag Sittingbourne,Kent/Made in Bromley 26 Aug 22 12.52pm Send a Private Message to monkey Add monkey as a friend

My favourite word is most definitely ‘free’ I don’t like spending money!!

 

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