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19-04-2012, 02:22 PM
RE: The US vs UK Thread
More points for extra Us though.

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19-04-2012, 02:28 PM
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This is a biscuit.
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This is a hood.
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This is a trunk.
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This is a football
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This is a soccer ball.
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What do you Brits call these things?

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19-04-2012, 02:32 PM (This post was last modified: 19-04-2012 02:34 PM by frankiej.)
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I won't argue with you about any of those apart from the biscuit. I have had this "debate" with many others. That is not a freakin' biscuit! That is a scone-like entity.

This is a biscuit
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And those multi coloUred drawing instruments are crayons.

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19-04-2012, 02:36 PM
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(19-04-2012 02:32 PM)frankiej Wrote:  I won't argue with you about any of those apart from the biscuit. I have had this "debate" with many others. That is not a freakin' biscuit! That is a scone-like entity.

This is a biscuit
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And those multi coloUred drawing instruments are crayons.
If that's a biscuit then what the fuck is a cookie?

An Oreo cookie
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19-04-2012, 02:37 PM
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A cookie is a kind of biscuit.

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19-04-2012, 02:38 PM
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Chocolate chip cookies
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19-04-2012, 02:39 PM
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Yes, that is a cookie.

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19-04-2012, 02:39 PM
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(19-04-2012 02:37 PM)frankiej Wrote:  A cookie is a kind of biscuit.
What? Hobo Hobo So what's a buttermilk biscuit called in the UK?

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19-04-2012, 02:40 PM
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Okay, in all fairness, the double consonants at the end of words like travelling and labelling makes sense and is phonetically more correct.

However, the -tre instead of -ter is just plain stupid.

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19-04-2012, 02:43 PM
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Biscuits and sausage gravy.
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And this is a roll.
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