What british say...

Old Jan 28th 2014, 12:43 pm
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I found this around... what better place to prove its legit than here?



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Old Jan 28th 2014, 1:48 pm
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I only have a few minor comments.
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That's very brave.
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That's very brave.
I hear what you say.
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Quite good.
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
I hear what you say.
I'll bear it in mind.
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Old Jan 28th 2014, 2:24 pm
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Thanks. By the way, you must come for dinner.
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Hmmm
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What the British say:

"Venezuelans are idiots"

What the British mean:

"Venezuelans are idiots"
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That's not bad.
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This is very interesting, I almost agree and I’ll bear it in mind. But, with the greatest respect, and I’m sure it’s my fault, I only have a few minor comments. You must come for dinner so I can explain them and we could consider some other options which will elevate this very brave proposal above being quite good.
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Originally Posted by the_red_sheep View Post
This is very interesting, I almost agree and I’ll bear it in mind. But, with the greatest respect, and I’m sure it’s my fault, I only have a few minor comments. You must come for dinner so I can explain them and we could consider some other options which will elevate this very brave proposal above being quite good.
Quite good.
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
Quite good.
I almost agree.
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Old Jan 29th 2014, 7:21 am
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I also like; "You're too kind." which means "Just **** off."
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Old Jan 29th 2014, 7:37 am
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And "That's a very interesting point...", which actually means "That's a pile of bollocks" but is generally heard as "Oooh, he likes what I'm saying".

Also, when a superior says to you, "Here's an opportunity to shine", what s/he actually means is "Right, here's a task that nobody else wants and whether or not you're the right person to do it, I'm lumbering you with it", rather than the perceived "This is a great opportunity for you".
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