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 Post subject: 'nuff said
PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:14 am 
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 Post subject: Re: 'nuff said
PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:36 am 
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An Aussie gamely eats a few "Mo-Pain" worms for us:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfLDOotzTBM

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Casey Burns wrote:



I see your Mopane worms and I up you this article: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-22508439


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Nanohedron wrote:
An Aussie gamely eats a few "Mo-Pain" worms for us:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfLDOotzTBM

Why do you say "Aussie"? He's a Brit. Typical, standard British accent. Besides, he is a Brit.

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I honestly, honestly thought he was Australian. My bad.

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Nanohedron wrote:
I honestly, honestly thought he was Australian. My bad.

Er ... OK. Can't think why ...

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I'm just another Yank who has a real difficulty distinguishing between the two. There are times I can tell the difference, but this wasn't it.

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Er ... OK. Can't think why ...
Rising tone on "treats that I have been sent from from Zimbabwe" is typical Aussie but very localized amongst Brits.


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benhall.1 wrote:
Why do you say "Aussie"? He's a Brit.

Sure, he's a Brit, but...

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Typical, standard British accent.

Is there really such a thing?

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david_h wrote:
benhall.1 wrote:
Er ... OK. Can't think why ...
Rising tone on "treats that I have been sent from from Zimbabwe" is typical Aussie but very localized amongst Brits.

It's becoming much more widespread. For a time, a year or so back, it was everywhere, but, thankfully, there's been a bit of a revolt against it, so with any luck we've nipped it in the bud.

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Peter Duggan wrote:
benhall.1 wrote:
Why do you say "Aussie"? He's a Brit.

Sure, he's a Brit, but...

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Typical, standard British accent.

Is there really such a thing?

I'm not saying there's only one "standard British accent," Peter, but his would be one of the most common, to say the least.

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