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The perils of not using Queen's English

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The perils of not using Queen's English

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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

Very amusing Jim... Grin Cheesy Grin  worth a read just for the fun of it..... Roll eyes
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

Quote from: shutter
worth a read..... Roll eyes

LOL  priceless
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Bob_Milton
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

Now we only need a story from that chap, Arfer Mo.
Bob_Milton
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

Second thoughts, I reckon we will have to wait a while for that.
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

It helps if you spell it correctly - Arfur Mo  Grin
http://flyertalk.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-529409.html
Bob_Milton
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

e !
I got it wrong then?
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

My father in law got a round tuit presented to him when he retired, not dissimilar to the one pictured:
Another peril of lax pronunciation. Wink

EDIT: Made image into link to site image is from - so you can all get a round tuit if you want to. Wink
James
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

Is that pronounced, "Tweet"?
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

Nah, wood is too tough tweet, even if you soak it overnight it remains robust.
Much better to stick to shredded wheat for breakfast I reckon, and it doesn't take so much soaking to make it edible.
James
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

What on earth are you talking about?
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

You asked if it was 'to eat' didn't you?
James
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

Erm, no.  I asked how it was pronounced.
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

[me=orbrey]has just explained the joke to Jameseh.[/me]
Response?
"Noooooaaaargh!"
Bob_Milton
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Re: The perils of not using Queen's English

Was it a funny joke. Or a misunderstanding.