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  1. noelekal Home For Wayward Watches Mar 13, 2023

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    I love it how when in Yorkshire even the burly fellow at the local "cheap shop" calls me "luv."



     
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  2. Turpinr Mar 13, 2023

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    Out walking on t'moors ey oop's get exchanged almost 100% of the time
     
  3. noelekal Home For Wayward Watches Mar 13, 2023

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    From driving in the UK I've found that I can either drive a RHD car or drive on the right side of the road, but cannot do both simultaneously.

    So, drivers there had better hit the ditches whenever I'm on the loose behind the wheel!
     
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  4. cristos71 Mar 13, 2023

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    This is both the best and so true! :whistling:
     
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  5. cristos71 Mar 13, 2023

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    With the greatest respect, I almost agree...:D
     
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  6. StudebakerHawk Mar 13, 2023

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    This is all I hear....


     
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  7. TimeODanaos Mar 13, 2023

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    FIFT (fixed it fer thee)
     
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  8. DrmexicoII Mar 13, 2023

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    This is walking nirvana!
     
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  9. DrmexicoII Mar 13, 2023

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    actual LOL for that one :)
     
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  10. Omegafanman Mar 13, 2023

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    I dont know about a quick J Arthur but I might get totaly wankered at the Cock -Inn - Hand tonight.......;0)
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  11. Wryfox Mar 13, 2023

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    I used to do a lot of business in Scotland, Aberdeen area. Between my Southern US accent and their local yammerjammer, we needed a frickin interpreter. After a pint or two though, we figured it out. :thumbsup:

    Always a great time up there.
     
  12. RI Omega Fan Mar 13, 2023

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    I’d like to bang this Lucy chick. (That’s pretty much how you’d say it in American English)
     
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  14. StudebakerHawk Mar 13, 2023

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    or... "I've only lived in America for 6 years, so I think I would be a good resource for the nuances of American English..."


    Wait, that wasn't said...
     
  15. Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Mar 13, 2023

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    Understood all of those without any difficulty...she needs to do some Newfoundland accents for her audience...
     
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  16. RevZMan123 Mar 13, 2023

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    All my british slang I learned by watching Monty Python, you stupid gits.
     
  17. DrmexicoII Mar 13, 2023

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    just 'cos some watery bint threw a sword at you...
     
  18. sheepdoll Mar 13, 2023

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    Watch how the word 'been' is pronounced. This is the hardest one to do when affecting an accent.
    Dance is another one that if often wrong as the pronunciation has shifted about between the classes.

    I always loved the 'Spaghetti trees' documentary. People will believe anything they see on telly.

    Look sharp. Mind the gap.
     
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  19. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Mar 13, 2023

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    I understand about 10% of what he says :D
     
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  20. Wryfox Mar 13, 2023

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    My first time to London...Mind the Gap....WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

    Keep calm and carry on....WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

    Bangers and mash, fish and chips, mushy peas.......AAAARGH!::screwloose::

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