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Old Feb 20th 2012, 11:46 pm
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Default Re: Dear America... | David Mitchell's SoapBox

Originally Posted by Vitalstatistix View Post
I only happened to mention that I hated the word 'gotten' & all hell breaks loose. I seemed to have turned into a troll . How simply ghastly


Now about the Frogs......
For God's sake... Vitalstatistix? He IS a Frog!!!
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Old Feb 20th 2012, 11:55 pm
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What's to hate...???

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Old Feb 20th 2012, 11:57 pm
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Conasures?
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Old Feb 21st 2012, 12:53 am
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Originally Posted by Sally Redux View Post
Conasures?
Must have learnt to spell in some ghastly American school...
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Old Feb 21st 2012, 12:54 am
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Originally Posted by robin1234 View Post
For God's sake... Vitalstatistix? He IS a Frog!!!
He's certainly got some Gaul, showing up on here!
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Originally Posted by Sally Redux View Post
Conasures?
Ouch!!
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Old Feb 21st 2012, 1:16 am
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Originally Posted by tonrob View Post
I believe the phrase is "would be cheap at twice the price". That makes more sense.
you are correct, it is.
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Old Feb 21st 2012, 2:28 am
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And we're back.



Actually can we just make fun of Canada?

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Old Feb 21st 2012, 4:52 am
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Originally Posted by robin1234 View Post
For God's sake... Vitalstatistix? He IS a Frog!!!
So HE is (I am) . So used to being called Vital Big Sticks on here that I'd forgotten who I am

Mon Dieu, Sacre bleu & other such froggie sayings
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Default Re: Dear America... | David Mitchell's SoapBox

Originally Posted by Herpes Simplex View Post
And we're back.

http://i.imgur.com/h3RuK.jpg

Actually can we just make fun of Canada?

http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot...21965564_n.jpg
That animal is a muskrat, isn't it ..? Wouldn't a red-blooded Canuck rather being walking out with a beaver??
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That animal is a muskrat, isn't it ..? Wouldn't a red-blooded Canuck rather being walking out with a beaver??
If he could find a beaver he'd not need the muskrat, would he ...
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Old Feb 21st 2012, 5:11 pm
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Default Re: Dear America... | David Mitchell's SoapBox

Originally Posted by fatbrit View Post
Gotten is fine.

British English - get, got, got
American English - get, got, gotten
Don't be a snob. 'Gotten' is common in Northern England.
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Originally Posted by gradboy View Post
Don't be a snob. 'Gotten' is common in Northern England.
Is it? Where?
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Old Feb 21st 2012, 5:12 pm
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Originally Posted by gradboy View Post
Don't be a snob. 'Gotten' is common in Northern England.
Keeping ferrets is also common up north.
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Originally Posted by gradboy View Post
'Gotten' is common
You could just have stopped there
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