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Old Sep 5th 2013, 1:34 pm
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This is superb.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...ernet-hit.html
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Old Sep 5th 2013, 2:00 pm
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Originally Posted by Souvy View Post
I hear what you say...
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I hear what you say...
That's a very interesting comment.
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Old Sep 5th 2013, 2:19 pm
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love it!
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Saw this some time ago. I have a copy pinned to my office wall and have also sent it to my diverse (in country of origin) project teams so they know what I'm talking about!
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This made the rounds at my work ages ago. We have a lot of foreigners (including me) working with British people and we all agreed that this is so true!
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Indeed it is something that has been around for sometime. Any good ideas on Canadaspeak...?

How about...

CANADIAN / MEANING

totally awesome incredible = good
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Originally Posted by Souvy View Post
Most of those apply equally well in the US, and I suspect are common to most of the English speaking (primary language) world.
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