Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 09:21:29 GMT From: Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> Subject: Re: Well, the convertible is on Ebay now.
in article 48b25bFj6dt9U2nospamvidual.net, Dave Hinz at DaveHinznospamcop.net wrote on 21/03/2006 19:23: > On Tue, 21 Mar 2006 19:18:47 GMT, Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> wrote: >> in article 48ae0gFirm12U2nospamvidual.net, Dave Hinz at DaveHinznospamcop.net > >>> That'd be a trick, I think, in that your cops aren't armed, and folks >>> around here almost universally are. Or do they bend the rules for >>> international traffic violation extractions? > >> You've obviously never met a Scouse bailiff, have you? :) >> Oh, and in the UK they're nothing to do with the cops ... > > Really? (googles). Wow. You peole are positively _wrecking_ the > English language, you know that, right? ... Although we do manage to remember our "p's and q's" ... I know what you're going to say in retort to my trolled, "we speak real English" ..."well, there's more of us (Americans) than there are of you (British)", but populist as American English may well be, it's still not real English. To quote one of our favourite exports, "... American English ... Like real English but with more adenoids ..." :) Which word do I need to translate? It can't be "scouse", since that's a real English word; even in American dictionaries: <http://www.bartleby.com/61/23/S0162300.html> Paul 1989 900 Turbo S http://saab.go.dyndns.org/